Research reports
Research reports

Seafarers’ mental health and wellbeing

This research, conducted by Cardiff University, set out to discover the extent of mental health risks on vessels, what the causes are and what can be done to improve mental wellbeing among seafarers.

The research explored the perceptions from key industry stakeholders by reviewing the policies and practices normally implemented by ship operators and what factors seafarers identify as supporting or undermining mental health and wellbeing in this sector. This led to recommendations for how employers can take steps to address the psychological disorders among seafarers. Take a look at the full list of recommendations or read the report below.

Seafarers’ mental health and wellbeing - summary report

This research sets out to explore mental health and wellbeing amongst seafarers working in the international cargo shipping industry.

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Seafarers’ mental health and wellbeing - full report

This research sets out to explore mental health and wellbeing amongst seafarers working in the international cargo shipping industry.

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