Health challenges including behavioral problems in long-duration spaceflight

  title={Health challenges including behavioral problems in long-duration spaceflight},
  author={C. Doarn and J. D. Polk and M. Shepanek},
  journal={Neurology India},
  pages={190 - 195}
Over the past 60 years, our ability to live and work in space has evolved. From short sojourns in small spacecraft to landing on the moon and residing in an orbiting international space station, we have learned to adapt to an extreme environment and safely return home. Human missions to the Moon, Mars, and exploration of deep space are different. This paper summarizes the challenges of providing medical care, specifically mental health care during long-duration flights. Considerable information… Expand
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