Antarctica, home to researchers and future astronauts.
Winter-over syndrome is what they call the psychological condition that creeps up during the six sunless months of Antarctic winter — insomnia, depression, irritability, reduced physical and cognitive acuity and fugue states.
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Life on Antarctica means isolation, dependence on external supplies, confinement to small groups and spaces, restricted mobility, and limited social contact, a total disruption of routines, recreational, social, professional, sexual.
The lack of stimuli making internal experiences appear external.
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