Research into the mental health of retired police personnel - section 1

This questionnaire is in two sections – The first asks a number of general questions about you and your wellbeing since retirement.

At the end of the first section you will be asked if you are happy to continue answering more detailed questions about your post retirement experiences.

If you are , you will be able to click on the second link provided to begin the second questionnaire.

The second section is optional.

 Please be aware that it is not possible for you to be identified by your responses to either section 1 or 2 and that data obtained from all responses for both sections are anonymised.

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* 1. What is your gender?

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* 2. What was your role within the Police Service prior to your retirement?

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* 3. How long did you serve in the Police Service?

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* 4. How long has it been since you retired?

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* 5. Do you think being a member of the police affected your mental wellbeing?

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* 6. Have you ever experienced negative or uncomfortable feelings associated with your experiences in service, such as worry or anxiety?

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* 7. Do you ever have any disturbing memories associated with things that happened, over which you had little or no control?

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* 8. Do you ever unexpectedly have thoughts about your experiences?

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* 9. How did you deal with these feelings when you were in ‘the job’ and how do you deal with them now?

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* 10. Are you aware of anyone with whom you formerly worked who required additional support to deal with their pre-retirement experiences? What happened?

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