By David A. Baron,Claudia L. Reardon,Steven H. Baron

ISBN-10: 1118404882

ISBN-13: 9781118404881

This e-book has all of it - written by way of nationwide and foreign specialists and edited via international professionals, it's the first publication on activity psychiatry in over a decade. facing psychopathology, psychological illnesses and medical administration, it differs markedly from activities psychology books that target functionality matters. consuming issues, workout dependancy, drug abuse are all difficulties which are visible in 'everyday' athletes, not only elite performers. This ebook indicates tips to support.

This textual content covers an important subject matters in modern activities psychiatry/psychology from a global point of view. bankruptcy authors are specialists within the box and worldwide leaders within the similar expert enterprises, together with present and previous Presidents/Chairs of the foreign Society for activities Psychiatry and of the area Psychiatric organization part on workout and activities Psychiatry. Authors are more often than not psychiatrists: the remainder are PhD recreation psychologists.

The ebook includes consultant bankruptcy authors from worldwide, to an quantity exceptional during this subject. The authors and editors are well-informed in international views, e.g., having served as specialists to various Olympic groups, as well as carrier at the overseas Society for activities Psychiatry's Board of Directors.

Specifically, this ebook covers 4 major different types of topics:

1) psychological healthiness demanding situations confronted by means of athletes (including substance use problems, workout habit, consuming problems, melancholy, suicide, and concussion),

2) remedy methods and healing matters with athletes (including kinds of psychotherapy for psychiatric problems, psychotherapeutic functionality enhancement techniques, transference and countertransference concerns, fulfillment through proxy, psychotherapeutic concerns as utilized to a few of activities which are performed all over the world, and use of psychiatric medicinal drugs in athletes),

3) psychosocial concerns affecting athletes (including sexual harassment and abuse, cultural concerns, and ethics issues), and

4) the sphere of activities psychiatry (including paintings inside of one universal activities psychiatry perform surroundings, and present prestige of and demanding situations within the box of activities psychiatry).

There is a transforming into want for this ebook. Performance-enhancing medicinal drugs, use of psychotropics in impaired athletes, head trauma, sexual abuse, consuming issues, ethics, and melancholy and suicide in athletes, are only a number of the well timed topics addressed during this textual content. this is often the single entire reference on hand for these operating within the box (or only attracted to it) to refer to for present details on those themes. the prevailing activities psychology texts all specialise in functionality matters, with little, if any, realization paid to those components of medical value. The booklet addresses the center modifications among activities psychiatry and activities psychology, in addition to the components of overlap. Emphasis is put on how the disciplines may still interact in diagnosing and treating athletes facing emotional pressure and psychopathology.

Chapters comprise case examples and particular pursuits indexed before everything, in addition to tables and graphs to spotlight key concepts.

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