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| Published: December 25, 2014

Review on Psychological Test for Personnel Selection in Long Duration Mission to Extreme Environment

Dr. F. U. John Paul

Scientist ‘C’, DRDO, Air Force Selection Board, Mysore, Karnataka Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.036/20140201

DOI: 10.25215/0201.036


This paper reviews literature related to the methods of personnel selection and the psychological assessment techniques for long duration missions in Antarctica and analogous environment. Drawing heavily from the current state of knowledge exemplified by various studies, this paper seeks to give an overview of some of the psychological factors pertinent to successful adaptation, and emphasizes the necessity of a standardized psychological assessment battery for use in selection of personnel for deployment to isolated and extreme environment.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 1, October-December, 2014