Mental Health in Athletes
Dusty Narducci, MD; Heidi James, MD; and Vanessa Cardy, MD
Dusty Narducci and Heidi discuss the mental health care of athletes.
PEARL: Athletes face unique challenges that make them susceptible to mental health disorders. Clinicians can help athletes by addressing these concerns and by choosing management approaches that address their sport-specific needs.
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