Module introduction

By the end of this module, we hope you will be able to:

 

  • describe the psychiatric problems that may present within sport

     

  • demonstrate an understanding of the culture of sport and be able to include this in a psychiatric formulation

     

  • provide treatment (pharmacological, psychological and social) and support recovery – taking into account the individual and their needs and circumstances

     

  • promote the development of mental skills that foster resilience, maintain mental health and support sporting performance

     

  • support sports organisations to develop and sustain the mental health of athletes.


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