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Vol 72, No 1 (2021)
Review article
Published online: 2021-03-29
Submitted: 2020-12-27
Accepted: 2021-02-17
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Visualisation and bibliometric analysis of worldwide research trend of stress among seafarer: an extensive publication analysis

Manik Sharma
DOI: 10.5603/IMH.2021.0009
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Pubmed: 33829475
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International Maritime Health 2021;72(1):64-75.

open access

Vol 72, No 1 (2021)
MARITIME PSYCHOLOGY Review article
Published online: 2021-03-29
Submitted: 2020-12-27
Accepted: 2021-02-17

Abstract

Stress is the most predominant and worldwide psychological human condition that undoubtedly impedes the state of mind of the individuals. During the last few years, a tremendous change and growth in the global publishing trend for human stress have been observed. Like other professionals (doctors, bankers, teachers, and businessmen), the mariners or seafarers are also being the most common victims of this human psychological disorder (stress) these days. The keywords “seafarer” and “stress” have been exposed to mine the research trend of the articles exploring the stress among the seafarers. From 2001 to 2020, more than six thousand (6211) human stress-based articles have been reported in Scopus indexing database. However, the number of articles related to the stress among seafarer is 136 only i.e. 2.18% of the human-stress based articles. The research related to the psychological disorder (stress) among seafarer has been increased during the last two decades. Germany, United Kingdom and Italy found to be the topmost countries for exploring the stress among the seafarer. The study concluded that the human psychological conditions like bulimia, anorexia nervosa, obsessive-compulsive disorder, schizophrenia, generalised anxiety disorder, cyclothymia, mood, conduct, and personality disorders along with stress still need to be extensively mined to diagnose the state of mind of seafarers.

Abstract

Stress is the most predominant and worldwide psychological human condition that undoubtedly impedes the state of mind of the individuals. During the last few years, a tremendous change and growth in the global publishing trend for human stress have been observed. Like other professionals (doctors, bankers, teachers, and businessmen), the mariners or seafarers are also being the most common victims of this human psychological disorder (stress) these days. The keywords “seafarer” and “stress” have been exposed to mine the research trend of the articles exploring the stress among the seafarers. From 2001 to 2020, more than six thousand (6211) human stress-based articles have been reported in Scopus indexing database. However, the number of articles related to the stress among seafarer is 136 only i.e. 2.18% of the human-stress based articles. The research related to the psychological disorder (stress) among seafarer has been increased during the last two decades. Germany, United Kingdom and Italy found to be the topmost countries for exploring the stress among the seafarer. The study concluded that the human psychological conditions like bulimia, anorexia nervosa, obsessive-compulsive disorder, schizophrenia, generalised anxiety disorder, cyclothymia, mood, conduct, and personality disorders along with stress still need to be extensively mined to diagnose the state of mind of seafarers.

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Keywords

seafarer, psychological disorders, stress, maritime industry

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Title

Visualisation and bibliometric analysis of worldwide research trend of stress among seafarer: an extensive publication analysis

Journal

International Maritime Health

Issue

Vol 72, No 1 (2021)

Article type

Review article

Pages

64-75

Published online

2021-03-29

DOI

10.5603/IMH.2021.0009

Pubmed

33829475

Bibliographic record

International Maritime Health 2021;72(1):64-75.

Keywords

seafarer
psychological disorders
stress
maritime industry

Authors

Manik Sharma

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