No 15 (2016): Ukrainian Antarctic Journal

An achievements and a prospects of psychological behaviors studies in interpersonal interactions of the Antarctic expeditions wintering teams

L. M. Bahmutova
State Institution National Antarctic Scientific Center, Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, 16 Tarasa Shevchenka Blvd., Kyiv, 01601, Ukraine
Published January 18, 2017
  • personality,
  • wintering team,
  • interpersonal relationships,
  • relatively isolated group,
  • extreme conditions,
  • social deprivation,
  • psychological compatibility,
  • Antarctica
  • ...More


The conceptual framework of the process of interpersonal relationships in wintering team of long polar expeditions is presented. We stress attention on the factors in the associated with isolation and Antarctic environment. The special role in this study has the interpersonal interactions during recruitment of polar team. This is important of ensure the reliability and efficiency of team operation in extreme conditions.