Mental Health Considerations in the Athlete, An Issue of Clinics in Sports Medicine, 1st Edition

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Edited by Siobhan M. Statuta, M.D., FACSM, FAMSSM
In this issue of Clinics in Sports Medicine, guest editor Dr. Siobhán M. Statuta brings her considerable expertise to the topic of Mental Health Considerations in the Athlete. Many athletes struggle with mental health symptoms and disorders, and oft ...view more
In this issue of Clinics in Sports Medicine, guest editor Dr. Siobhán M. Statuta brings her considerable expertise to the topic of Mental Health Considerations in the Athlete. Many athletes struggle with mental health symptoms and disorders, and often do not openly speak of this due to the stigma surrounding mental health, as well as fear of consequences if others were to be made aware. Mental wellbeing, as a critical component of overall health, is an area that is imperative to assess, screen, and treat to allow athletes to live overall fruitful lives.
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9780443130915
Publication Date :
13-11-2023
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In this issue of Clinics in Sports Medicine, guest editor Dr. Siobhán M. Statuta brings her considerable expertise to the topic of Mental Health Considerations in the Athlete. Many athletes struggle with mental health symptoms and disorders, and often do not openly speak of this due to the stigma surrounding mental health, as well as fear of consequences if others were to be made aware. Mental wellbeing, as a critical component of overall health, is an area that is imperative to assess, screen, and treat to allow athletes to live overall fruitful lives.

Key Features
  • Contains 13 relevant, practice-oriented topics including a review of media representation of sport concussion and implications for youth sports; anxiety disorders in athletes; depressive disorders in athletes; mental health and eating disorders/disordered eating; identification and management of substance misuse in elite athletes; (social) media and mental health; and more.
  • Provides in-depth clinical reviews on mental health considerations in the athlete, offering actionable insights for clinical practice.
  • Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews.

Author Information
Edited by Siobhan M. Statuta, M.D., FACSM, FAMSSM, Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, Associate Professor, Family Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Team Physician, UVA Sports Medicine , University of Virginia Health System