Space Psychology and Psychiatry / Edition 2

Space Psychology and Psychiatry / Edition 2

by Nick Kanas, Dietrich Manzey
     
 

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ISBN-10: 9048177197

ISBN-13: 9789048177196

Pub. Date: 12/16/2010

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

The first edition of this book was voted Winner of the 2004 International Academy of Astronautics Life Sciences Award. The second edition deals with psychological, psychiatric, and psychosocial issues that affect people who live and work in space. Unlike other books that focus on anecdotal reports and ground-based simulation studies, this book emphasizes the

Overview

The first edition of this book was voted Winner of the 2004 International Academy of Astronautics Life Sciences Award. The second edition deals with psychological, psychiatric, and psychosocial issues that affect people who live and work in space. Unlike other books that focus on anecdotal reports and ground-based simulation studies, this book emphasizes the findings from psychological research conducted during actual space missions. Both authors have been active in such research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789048177196
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
12/16/2010
Series:
Space Technology Library Series, #22
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 2nd ed. 2008
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

Basic Issues of Human Adaptation to Space Flight.- Human Performance.- Human Interactions.- Psychiatric Issues.- Psychological Countermeasures.- Future Challenges.

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