Psychological and psychiatric problems

Edited by Jon Dallimore

in Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print September 2008 | ISBN: 9780199296613
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598892 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Psychological and psychiatric problems

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Section editor

Jon Dallimore


Karen Forbes, Michael Jones, Debbie Lovell Hawker, James Moore, and Ian Palmer

Introduction - Stressors in the wilderness - Psychological considerations before the expedition - Psychopathologies - Psychological reactions to traumatic events - Serious psychological threats - Recreational drugs - After the expedition -

Chapter.  4472 words. 

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine ; Psychiatry

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