Sports Psychiatry Paperback / softback
Edited by Alan (Consultant Psychiatrist, Consultant Psychiatrist, Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Fou Currie, Bruce (Consultant Psychiatrist and Director of Medical Education, Consultant Psychiatrist and Owen
Part of the Oxford Psychiatry Library Series series
Psychiatric conditions of all kinds can present in sporting populations due to the high intensity physical effort, competition and anxiety associated with competitive sports.
Mental illness is not just a health concern but is likely to have a significant impact on sporting performance and achievement.
Part of the Oxford Psychiatry Library series, this concise and practical pocketbook covers the breadth of psychiatric conditions that can present in sportsmen and sportswomen.
It provides practical and up-to-date guidance which is invaluable for all health professionals working within sporting communities.
There are a variety of topics covered from 'Eating disorders' to 'Psychotropic drug prescribing' and it is based on the latest research to help health professionals working withinsport better assess mental health problems and support those in need.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 160 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Publication Date: 24/03/2016
- Category: Psychiatry
- ISBN: 9780198734628