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By Carrie H. Kennedy,Gary G. Kay

ISBN-10: 0754675904

ISBN-13: 9780754675907

Aeromedical psychology is that department of psychology bearing on the review, choice and assessment of aviation group of workers. This e-book, Aeromedical Psychology, is designed to supply the potential for numerous clinicians to hold out sound evaluation and choice approaches, practice educated reviews and make next concepts concerning flight prestige and therapy thoughts geared to the aviation surroundings. To facilitate a dynamic realizing of the sector, the booklet emphasizes an integration of purposes and thought, case examples and research.

The ebook is split into 3 components. the 1st provides review and choice approaches for aviation body of workers (i.e. air site visitors controllers, flight officials and pilots) and astronauts and the various ways that either psychologists and psychiatrists are occupied with those roles. within the moment half, the waiver criteria placed forth by way of either the FAA and a few of the branches of the army are awarded, in addition to the waiver selection procedure. medical concerns special to aviation - significantly worry of flying, motivation to fly and airsickness - are addressed, in addition to attainable classes of intervention, remedy and disposition. within the ultimate half, extra really expert matters relating aeromedical psychology are handled, particularly the psychopharmacological examine and rules appropriate to leisure pilots and aviation group of workers, dealing with the aftermath of aviation mishaps and the psychologist's position in twist of fate investigations.

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