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Social Isolation of Seafarers

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First published on September 2015

Dr Olivia Swift

'Social isolation among seafarers is less a problem than a fact. What makes it problematic is that social isolation is both a cause and symptom of a range of mental health conditions. And these conditions make it harder to both retain crew and maintain safety.'

Dr.Olivia Swift's article Social Isolation of Seafarers highlights the key points on this topic, illustrating various means to alleviate the issue, as well as underlining what support is currently available.