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Aeromedical psychology is that department of psychology bearing on the evaluate, choice and review of aviation body of workers. This ebook, Aeromedical Psychology, is designed to supply the capacity for quite a few clinicians to hold out sound evaluation and choice strategies, practice proficient reviews and make next techniques relating to flight prestige and remedy thoughts geared to the aviation surroundings. To facilitate a dynamic realizing of the sector, the ebook emphasizes an integration of functions and thought, case examples and study. The publication is split into 3 components. the 1st offers evaluation and choice strategies for aviation group of workers (i.e. air site visitors controllers, flight officials and pilots) and astronauts and the numerous ways that either psychologists and psychiatrists are fascinated about those roles. within the moment half, the waiver criteria placed forth via either the FAA and many of the branches of the army are offered, in addition to the waiver selection procedure. scientific concerns distinct to aviation - significantly worry of flying, motivation to fly and airsickness - are addressed, in addition to attainable classes of intervention, therapy and disposition. within the ultimate half, extra really good concerns bearing on aeromedical psychology are handled, particularly the psychopharmacological examine and rules acceptable to leisure pilots and aviation group of workers, coping with the aftermath of aviation mishaps and the psychologist's function in twist of fate investigations

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Aeromedical psychology is that department of psychology referring to the review, choice and overview of aviation team of workers. This ebook, Aeromedical Psychology, is designed to supply the capacity for various clinicians to hold out sound overview and choice tactics, practice educated reviews and make next concepts relating to flight prestige and therapy thoughts geared to the aviation setting.

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Kay, Gary G. II. Title. 132舗52019--dc23 2012047567 Contents List of Figures List of Tables Preface 1ŠŠŠA History of Aeromedical Psychology Tatana M. Olson, Mathew McCauley and Carrie H. Kennedy 2ŠŠŠAssessment and Selection of Military Aviators and Astronauts Brennan D. Cox, Lacey L. Schmidt, Kelley J. Slack and Thomas C. Foster 3ŠŠŠCommercial Airline Pilot and Air Traffic Controller Selection Gary G. Kay, Andrew J. Thurston and Chris M. Front 4ŠŠŠAviation Mental Health and the Psychological Examination Robert W.

AEROMEDICAL PSYCHOLOGY We dedicate this volume to our mentors in aeromedical psychology, Dr. Barton Pakull, Dr. Tony McDonald and Dr. Jeffrey Moore, who inspired us with their enthusiasm, passion for aviation and knowledge, and to our families and friends, for their support and sacrifices. Aeromedical Psychology Edited by CARRIE H. KENNEDY University of Virginia, USA 8 GARY G. KAY Cognitive Research Corporation, USA ASHGATE ũ Carrie H. Kennedy and Gary G. Kay 2013 All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without the prior permission of the publisher.

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