By Carrie H. Kennedy
Aeromedical psychology is that department of psychology bearing on the evaluate, choice and overview of aviation group of workers. This e-book, Aeromedical Psychology, is designed to supply the capacity for quite a few clinicians to hold out sound review and choice techniques, practice expert reviews and make next techniques relating to flight prestige and remedy recommendations geared to the aviation setting. To facilitate a dynamic realizing of the sphere, the e-book emphasizes an integration of functions and concept, case examples and learn. The ebook is split into 3 components. the 1st offers evaluation and choice systems 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 eager about those roles. within the moment half, the waiver criteria positioned forth via either the FAA and many of the branches of the army are awarded, in addition to the waiver selection procedure. medical matters precise 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 expert matters relating aeromedical psychology are handled, particularly the psychopharmacological examine and rules appropriate to leisure pilots and aviation group of workers, coping with the aftermath of aviation mishaps and the psychologist's position in twist of fate investigations.
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As a result of this, psychologists continued to explore potentially relevant psychological attributes, but along increasingly divergent paths. One path focused on the selection of aviators with the goal of predicting success in flight training (for example, Barry, Sells and Trites 1955) as well as using psychological testing during flight training and comparing findings to actual performance outcomes of combat pilots during the Korean War (Trites and Sells 1957). Focus continued on the development and implementation of tests measuring intelligence, mechanical and spatial ability, and psychomotor skills to identify individuals with the aptitude to achieve flying proficiency.
1舗325舗019-dc23 ISBN: 978-0-7546-7590-7 (hbk) ISBN: 978-0-7546-7594-5 (ebk-PDF) ISBN: 978-1-4724-0125-0 (ebk-ePUB) The Library of Congress has cataloged the printed edition as follows: Kennedy, Carrie H. Aeromedical psychology / by Carrie H. Kennedy and Gary G. Kay. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-0-7546-7590-7 (hardback) -- ISBN 978-0-7546-7594-5 (ebook) -- ISBN 978-1-4724-0125-0 (epub) 1. Aviation psychology. 2. Flight crews--Psychology. I. Kay, Gary G. II. Title.