Psychology during the expeditions of the heroic age of Antarctic exploration.

  title={Psychology during the expeditions of the heroic age of Antarctic exploration.},
  author={Henry R Guly},
  journal={History of psychiatry},
  volume={23 90 Pt 2},
The psychology of Antarctic explorers and groups in Antarctic bases has been much studied in recent years, and current knowledge has been summarized in a review by Palinkas and Suedenfeld (2008). There was no formal psychological research during the heroic age of Antarctic exploration, but a number of the doctors and non-medical personnel on the expeditions were keen observers of the psychological aspects of the expeditions and wrote about them. In this paper, I describe their understanding of… CONTINUE READING
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