© 2019 Centre for Aviation Psychology. 

SERVICES

Expert services and resources from professionals who care.
RESEARCH & CONSULTANCY

We can provide general consulting and research projects to airlines, air schools, unions, professional bodies around pilot mental health, EASA regulations, etc. 

 

We are in the process of becoming a Centre of Excellence in the emerging field of clinical psychological, aviation and safety. 

 

Publications due this year cover the areas of pilot mental health assessment; self help guide for pilot mental health; and training manual for Peer Support volunteers.

 

An indication of our range of research and publications include the following:  

Books

 

Smith, F., Eriksen, C. and Bor, R. (2015) Coping with the Psychological Effects of Illness: Strategies to Manage Anxiety and Depression. London. Sheldon Press.  HIGHLY COMMENDED at 2015 BMA Book Award

Bor, R., Eriksen, C and Chaudry, S. (2014) Coping with Stress. London: Sheldon Press.

 

Oakes, M., Bor. R. and Eriksen, C. (2012) Overcoming Shyness and Social Anxiety. London: Sheldon Press.

Eriksen, C., Bor, R. and Oakes, M. (2012) The Panic Attack Workbook. London: Sheldon Press.

Bor, R., Gill, S., Miller, R. and Evans, A. (2009) Counselling in Health Care Settings: A Practitioner’s Handbook. Basingstoke: Palgrave McMillan.

Bor, R., Eriksen, C. and Oakes, M. (2009) Overcome your Fear of Flying. London: Sheldon Press.

Bor, R. and Hubbard, T. (Eds.) (2006) Aviation Mental Health. Hampshire. Ashgate.

Bor R, Gill S, Miller R. and Parrott C. (2004) Doing Therapy Briefly. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Lloyd, M. and Bor, R. (2004) Communication Skills for Medicine (2nd ed.) Edinburgh. Churchill Livingstone.

Bor, R. (Ed.) (2003) Passenger Behaviour. Hampshire. Ashgate.

Bor, R. and Van Gerwen, L. (Eds.) (2003) Psychological Perspectives on the Treatment of Fear of Flying. Hampshire. Ashgate.

 

Bor, R. (2003) Anxiety at 35,000 feet: An Introduction to Clinical Aviation Psychology. London. Karnac.

 

Refereed academic papers

 

Aerospace Medical Association (2016) Co-author of: Pilot mental health: expert working group recommendations – Revised 2015. Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance, 87, 5, 505-7.

 

Aerospace Medical Association (2012) Co-author of: Pilot mental health: expert working group recommendations. Aviation, Space & Environmental Medicine, 83, 1184-5.

 

Oakes M, Bor R. (2010) The psychology of fear of flying (part 1): A critical evaluation of current perspectives on the nature, prevalence and etiology of fear of flying. Travel Medicine and Infectious Diseases, 8, 327-338.

 

Oakes M, Bor R. (2010) The psychology of fear of flying (part 2): A critical evaluation of current perspectives on approaches to treatment. Travel Medicine and Infectious Diseases, 8, 339-363.

 

Bor R. (2007) Psychological factors in airline passenger and crew behaviour: a clinical overview. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 5, 207-216.

 

Bor R. (2007) Pilots and mental health. The Log, 67, 7, 13-15.

 

Bor R. (2003) Trends in disruptive passenger behaviour on board UK registered aircraft: 1999-2003. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 1, 153-157.

 

Bor R, Field G, Scragg P (2002) The mental health of pilots: an overview. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 15, 239-256.

 

Lane P, Bor R. (2002) Cabin crew experiences and perceptions of air rage. International Journal of Applied Aviation Studies, 2, 57-70.

 

Bor R, Russell M, Parker J, Papadopoulos L. (2001) Survey of the world’s airlines about managing disruptive passengers. International Civil Aviation Organisation Journal, 56, 2, 21-30.

 

Bor R, Parker J, Papadopoulos L. (2000) Psychological treatment of a fear of flying: a review. Journal of the British Travel Health Association, 1, 21-26.

 

Scragg P, Bor R, Mendham M. (2000) Feigning post-traumatic stress disorder on the PAI. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 7, 155-160.

 

Bor R, Parker J, Papadopoulos L. (2000) Psychological treatment of a fear of flying. Counselling Psychology Review, 15, 2, 13-17.

 

Palmer S, Bor R, Josse J. (2000) A self-help tool kit for conquering fears and anxieties about flying. Counselling Psychology Review, 15, 2, 18-29.

 

Bor R. (1999) Unruly passenger behaviour and in-flight violence: a psychological perspective. Travel Medicine International, 17, 1, 5-10. Reprinted in: AIRNEWS, 1999, 27, 3, 40-44 and Travel Medicine in Practice, 1999, 1, 2, 33-5.

Chapters in books

 

Bor R, Eriksen C and Oakes M. (2016) Pilot selection and training. Chapter 44 in: D. Gradwell and D. Rainford (Eds.) Ernsting’s Aviation and Space Medicine (5th Edition). Taylor and Francis, Florida.

 

Eriksen C, Bor R and Oakes M. (2015) Professional issues in counselling and psychotherapy. Chapter 30 in: S. Palmer (Ed.) The Beginner’s Guide to Counselling and Psychotherapy (2nd Edition). Sage, London pp 398-410.

 

Bor R, Eriksen C, Oakes M, Baum P. (2013) Aviation Psychology. Chapter 17 in: J. Zuckerman (Ed.) Principles and Practice of Travel Medicine. 2nd Ed. Chichester. John Wiley/Blackwell, pp315-327.

 

Bor R. (2012) Air rage and Fear of Flying. Chapter in: Richard Dawood (ed.) Travellers’ Health: How to Stay Healthy Abroad. 5th Edition. Oxford University Press. Oxford.