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Commentary: from mental health to mental wealth in athletes: looking back and moving forward

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dc.contributor.author Sherwin, Ian A.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-06-29T15:22:36Z
dc.date.available 2017-06-29T15:22:36Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/5869
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Themini-review by Uphill et al. highlights the prominence of psychological issues in sport through various media. The review also highlights gaps in the research in conceptions in mental health, interventions needed, and collaborative work that remains outstanding. The review used the Keyes (2002) model as a framework in which athlete well-being and mental health can be readily understood. Although the incidence of mental health difficulties are similar in athletes to the general population the article also draws reference to the existing stigma of mental health and the under-recognition of mental illness in sporting populations. This may be as a result of not wishing to be seen as showing weakness in a culture that perceives athletes as being mentally “tough.” This article focuses on athletes; however, it is important to look beyond athletes as we should be at least as concerned with coaches’ well-being as athletes. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Frontiers Media en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Frontiers in Psychology;8, article 693
dc.relation.uri https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00693
dc.rights This Document is Protected by copyright and was first published by Frontiers. All rights reserved. it is reproduced with permission. en_US
dc.subject mental health en_US
dc.subject stigma en_US
dc.subject elite sport en_US
dc.subject intrinsic motivation en_US
dc.subject coach education en_US
dc.title Commentary: from mental health to mental wealth in athletes: looking back and moving forward en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00693
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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