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Infographic: Mental health in elite athletes. An IOC consensus statement
  1. Claudia L Reardon1,2,
  2. Brian Hainline3,
  3. Cindy Miller Aron4,
  4. David Baron5,
  5. Antonia L Baum6,
  6. Abhinav Bindra7,
  7. Richard Budgett8,
  8. Niccolo Campriani9,
  9. João Mauricio Castaldelli-Maia10,11,
  10. Alan Currie12,
  11. Jeffrey Lee Derevensky13,
  12. Ira D Glick14,
  13. Paul Gorczynski15,
  14. Vincent Gouttebarge16,
  15. Michael A Grandner17,
  16. Doug Hyun Han18,
  17. David McDuff19,20,
  18. Margo Mountjoy21,22,
  19. Aslihan Polat23,
  20. Rosemary Purcell24,25,
  21. Margot Putukian26,
  22. Simon M Rice24,25,
  23. Allen Sills27,28,
  24. Todd Stull29,
  25. Leslie Swartz30,
  26. Li Jing Zhu31,
  27. Lars Engebretsen32
  1. 1 Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
  2. 2 University Health Services, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
  3. 3 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
  4. 4 Department of Psychiatry, Samaritan Health Services, Corvallis, Oregon, USA
  5. 5 Center for Health and Sport, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, California, USA
  6. 6 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC, USA
  7. 7 Abhinav Futuristics, Pvt.Ltd, Zirakpur, Punjab, India
  8. 8 Medical and Scientific Department, International Olympic Committee, Lausanne, Switzerland
  9. 9 Sports Department, International Olympic Committee, Lausanne, Switzerland
  10. 10 Department of Neuroscience, Faculdade de Medicina do ABC, Santo Andre, São Paulo, Brazil
  11. 11 Universidade de Sao Paulo Faculdade de Medicina Hospital das Clinicas Instituto de Psiquiatria, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  12. 12 Regional Affective Disorders Service, Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle, UK
  13. 13 Educational and Counseling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  14. 14 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
  15. 15 Department of Sport and Exercise Science, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK
  16. 16 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  17. 17 Department of Psychiatry, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
  18. 18 Department of Psychiatry, Chung Ang University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
  19. 19 Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  20. 20 MD Sports Performance, Ellicott City, Maryland, USA
  21. 21 Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University Michael G DeGroote School of Medicine, Waterloo, ‎Ontario, Canada
  22. 22 FINA Bureau Liaison to Sport Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
  23. 23 Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey
  24. 24 Research and Translation, Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  25. 25 Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  26. 26 Athletic Medicine, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
  27. 27 Department of Neurological Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Franklin, Tennessee, USA
  28. 28 Vanderbilt Sports Concussion Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Franklin, Tennessee, USA
  29. 29 Athletic Department, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
  30. 30 Alan Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  31. 31 Physical Education College, Zheng Zhou University, Henan, China
  32. 32 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
  1. Correspondence to Dr Brian Hainline, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Indianapolis, IN 46206, USA; bhainline{at}

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