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Psychological factors in susceptibility to motion sickness.

Israel Zwerling

Psychological factors in susceptibility to motion sickness.

by Israel Zwerling

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Published in [n.p .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seasickness.,
  • Airsickness.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC421 .Z9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination219-239 p.
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL192020M
    LC Control Numbera 47005109
    OCLC/WorldCa31228203

    to motion sickness. Sensory rearrangement theory is briefly outlined. Behavioral measures to minimize the risk of motion sickness, quantitative studies of vertical periodic motion, factors influencing susceptibility to motion sickness (sex, age, exposure history, receptivity and adaptability, and personality characteristics),File Size: 2MB. Risk factors. The following factors increase some people's susceptibility to airsickness: Fatigue, stress and anxiety are some factors that can increase susceptibility to motion sickness of any type.; The use of alcohol, drugs, and medications may also contribute to airsickness.; Additionally, airsickness is more common in women (especially during menstruation or pregnancy), young children Specialty: Emergency medicine.

    Motion sickness occurs due to a difference between actual and expected motion. Symptoms commonly include nausea, vomiting, cold sweat, headache, sleepiness, yawning, loss of appetite, and increased salivation. Complications may rarely include dehydration, electrolyte problems, or a lower esophageal lty: Neurology. Pilots who are susceptible to airsickness should not take the preventive drugs available over the counter or by prescription. Motion sickness drugs cause a temporary deterioration of the ability to perform tasks that demand keen judgment. Dehydration. Explanation: Dehydration is the term given to a critical loss of water from the body.

    There are risk factors that may increase your chances of getting motion sickness. Those include long or turbulent car, boat, plane, or train rides, amusement park rides, anxiety or fear, smoke or fumes, poor ventilation and having a minor illness, hangover, overeating, or overtiredness in . Effect of sporting activity practice on susceptibility to motion sickness Article in Brain Research Bulletin 69(3) April with 21 Reads How we measure 'reads'.


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Psychological factors in susceptibility to motion sickness by Israel Zwerling Download PDF EPUB FB2

Psychological Factors in Susceptibility to Motion Sickness. The Journal of Psychology: Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. Cited by: 8.

Israel Zwerling (). Psychological factors in susceptibility to motion sickness. Journal of Psychology,   Motion sickness may occur during travel by sea, automobile, airplane, and space.

Susceptibility changes with age and may be influenced by psychological factors. Susceptibility can be reduced in most people by medications that involve histamine or neurotransmitters acetylcholine and noradrenaline, and influence the vestibular by: This book offers a survey of the state of the art in the field of motion sickness.

It begins by describing the historical background and the current definition of motion sickness, then discusses the prevalence among individuals, along with the physiological and psychological concomitants of the disorder. It begins by describing the historical background and the current definition of motion sickness, then discusses the prevalence among individuals, along with the physiological and psychological concomitants of the disorder.

It reviews the incidence of motion sickness in numerous provocative motion environments and discusses various personal factors that appear to influence this aspect. Mechanisms of motion sickness as reflected in the vertigo and nystagmus responses to repeated caloric stimuli.

LIDVALL HF Acta Otolaryngol,01 Nov Cited by: 8. From the beginning of my research into motion sickness in the military, I have believed that there must be a psychological component in the aetiology of this malady.

I have based this opinion on the From the beginning of my research into motion sickness in the military, I have believed that there must be a psychological component in the aetiology of this : Thomas G.

Dobie. greater incidence of past motion sickness than did men and that both sexes reported a lower incidence of motion sickness following the age of In general, MSQ's have not been subjected to reliability tests and have rarely been used to examine specific features associated with motion sickness susceptibility.

Motion sickness is more prevalent in individuals who suffer from migraine, vertigo, and Meniere disease,17,24–28 Exposure to short-wavelength light increases the susceptibility to motion sickness Sleep deprivation can also increase susceptibility,31 Blind individuals are as susceptible to motion sickness as normal sighted individuals.

The prevailing theory of what causes the dizziness, headaches, and nausea of motion sickness is that riding in vehicles, or on camels, causes confusion between some of the senses.

1. Auton Neurosci. Oct 30;() Epub Aug Motion sickness susceptibility. Golding JF(1). Author information: (1)Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, Regent Street, London W1B 2UW, U.K. [email protected] Motion sickness can be caused by a variety of motion environments (e.g., cars, boats, planes, tilting trains, funfair Cited by: Data on susceptibility to motion sickness were collected on a sample of individuals divided into eight groups.

The prevalence of motion sickness among Tibetans and Northeast Indians (28%) was. As is true of most things, your psychological state matters: While nearly every human is susceptible to motion sickness, people prone to anxiety and neuroticism are more : Malia Wollan.

Factors influencing susceptibility As noted earlier, there are wide individual differences in motion sickness susceptibility. While some people are peculiarly susceptible to particular forms of transport motion, the degree of individual proneness is, within broad limits, predictable from one provocative situation to by: Because 45% of patients with motion sickness have been shown to benefit from a placebo, there is evidence that psychological factors also influence motion sickness susceptibility.

The usual placebo response is about 33%. Past experiences clearly will influence how likely it is that a person will again be motion.

Antihistamines are the most frequently used and widely available medications for motion sickness; nonsedating ones appear to be less effective.

Antihistamines commonly used for motion sickness include cyclizine, dimenhydrinate, meclizine, and promethazine (oral and suppository). This book offers a survey of the state of the art in the field of motion sickness.

It begins by describing the historical background and the current definition of motion sickness, then discusses the prevalence among individuals, along with the physiological and psychological concomitants of the : Hardcover.

The factors that contribute to motion sickness are not well understood, but susceptibility to the condition does seem to be partly genetic.

When motion sickness occurs, it likely results from a mismatch in signals about movement coming from different parts of the body.

The brain senses movement by combining signals from the inner ears, eyes, muscles, and joints. It was concluded that anthropometric differences between genders could be an explanation to why women are more susceptible to motion sickness.

Their results were in agreement with the posture instability theory (Riccio & Stoffregen, ). On the other hand, personal traits are also correlated with motion sickness susceptibility.

The study Cited by: 2. Motion sickness in cars Physiological and psychological influences on motion sickness Bachelor of Science Thesis on behalf of Volvo Cars Acknowledgements We would like to thank our supervisor Magnus Lindh at Volvo cars for his help during this project.

We would also like to thank our supervisor Sven Ekered and our examiner and. Wendt (ref. 11) has made a particularly excel- lent study of psychological factors in relation to motion-sickness susceptibility and has con- cluded that although suggestion and conditioning do have some effects, "physical and physio- logical factors outweigh them in practical im- portance.".Motion sickness or kinetosis is a condition in which a disagreement exists between visually perceived movement and the Vestibular system's sense of movement.

Depending on the cause it can also be referred to as seasickness, carsickness, simulation sickness, airsickness, or space esDB: Motion sickness susceptibility and management at sea. Risk communication during a maritime disaster. Written with clarity and nuance reflecting the vastness of marine experience, Maritime Psychology will be of interest to lecturers, researchers, and students of occupational and health psychology and maritime science, and to social and.