Dimitrios Lyrakos

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The Psychosocial Risks that Seafarers Face

By Dimitrios Lyrakos 2016-06-10 02:41:42

Over the past few years, the OCIMF's Tanker Management and Self-Assessment program, and others, have made recommendations about the psychometric evaluation of seafarers. However, there is still quite strong skepticism among the maritime industry, and there is little research, if any, about the psychosocial risks faced by seafarers, even though they are among the first to be experience occupational stress, burnout and various other psychological problems. Psychosocial risks in...

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