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By Todd Hubbard, Robert Bor

This e-book presents an authoritative and functional consultant to the overview, administration, therapy and care of pilots and different specialist teams inside of aviation; masking quite a number appropriate subject matters, for future health and human assets practitioners operating within the airline undefined. Pilot psychological health and wellbeing has, hitherto, been considered as a expert subject in aviation drugs. therefore, practitioners and researchers alike were pressured to refer to professional journals or search out a appropriate bankruptcy in this subject in a basic textbook to boost or replace their realizing of the proper matters. This new booklet seeks to therapy this case via amassing jointly all the correct insights right into a unmarried authoritative resource accumulated from the best experts within the box. It goals to hide all the major proper matters together with the review, care, administration and remedy of psychological illnesses, in addition to the prevention of psychological illnesses between this occupational staff.

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This text is divided into three parts: psychological issues of flight and cabin crew, psychological processes among passengers and crew, and related themes in aviation. Swanson and McIntosh lead off in Part 1 with a transactional theoretical model of stress and coping as a means to explain how air travel influences the psychological wellbeing of each airline passenger. Richards, Cleland, and Zuckerman continue the theme of stress in air travel with their insights into the psychological factors relating to physical health.

Lucas and Goodwin tell us in their chapter that the psychological problems that plague passengers while on the ground become more acute and have lingering effects when they present in flight. Iljon Foreman, Bor, and van Gerwen contributed two chapters, both on the theme of fear of flying. In their first chapter on the nature of fear of flying, the authors make some interesting observations about how aircrew and passengers share common elements, events, and personality factors that contribute to the onset of fear of flying.

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