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Vol 71, No 2 (2020)
Review article
Published online: 2020-06-27
Submitted: 2020-04-01
Accepted: 2020-06-22
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Stress dynamics in long-term isolation at sea. A demographic variables model

Mieczysław Plopa, Ryszard Makarowski, Wojciech Plopa
DOI: 10.5603/IMH.2020.0024
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Pubmed: 32604458
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International Maritime Health 2020;71(2):140-146.

open access

Vol 71, No 2 (2020)
MARITIME PSYCHOLOGY Review article
Published online: 2020-06-27
Submitted: 2020-04-01
Accepted: 2020-06-22

Abstract

The current article describes a naturalistic research programme carried out among fishermen during a 6-month expedition to the southern Atlantic Ocean. Stress levels of 81 participants were measured 4 times during the expedition. Social-demographic variables (age, years of experience at sea, job satisfaction, education, current and childhood place of residence, relationship status) were also included in the analysis. Results show that these variables should be considered when analysing stress dynamics among people experiencing long-term work-related isolation.

Abstract

The current article describes a naturalistic research programme carried out among fishermen during a 6-month expedition to the southern Atlantic Ocean. Stress levels of 81 participants were measured 4 times during the expedition. Social-demographic variables (age, years of experience at sea, job satisfaction, education, current and childhood place of residence, relationship status) were also included in the analysis. Results show that these variables should be considered when analysing stress dynamics among people experiencing long-term work-related isolation.

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Keywords

sea isolation, demographic variables, stress, anxiety, longitudinal study

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Title

Stress dynamics in long-term isolation at sea. A demographic variables model

Journal

International Maritime Health

Issue

Vol 71, No 2 (2020)

Article type

Review article

Pages

140-146

Published online

2020-06-27

DOI

10.5603/IMH.2020.0024

Pubmed

32604458

Bibliographic record

International Maritime Health 2020;71(2):140-146.

Keywords

sea isolation
demographic variables
stress
anxiety
longitudinal study

Authors

Mieczysław Plopa
Ryszard Makarowski
Wojciech Plopa

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