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Seasickness among Icelandic seamen.


Arnardottir N Y, Jonsdottir S S, Petersen H
PLoS One. 2022; 17(8):e0273477.
PMID: 36018861.


The working environment abroad a ship is unique, with constant stimuli such as rolling of the vessel, noise, and vibration. Fishing industry is important for Icelandic economy, still the effect of seasickness-related symptoms on seamen´s health is not fully understood. Thus, the objective of this study is to explore the impact of seasickness-related symptoms, i.e., seasickness, seasickness symptoms and mal de débarquement on seaman´s health, and how their working environment may affect those factors.