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Suicidal thoughts (ideation) among elite athletics (track and field) athletes: associations with sports participation, psychological resourcefulness and having been a victim of sexual and/or physical abuse

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  • Toomas Timpka Athletics Research Center, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden Department of Health, Medicine, and Caring Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden Unit for Health Analysis, Centre for Healthcare Development, Region Östergötland, Linköping, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Armin Spreco Athletics Research Center, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden Department of Health, Medicine, and Caring Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden Unit for Health Analysis, Centre for Healthcare Development, Region Östergötland, Linköping, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Orjan Dahlstrom Athletics Research Center, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jenny Jacobsson Athletics Research Center, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden Department of Health, Medicine, and Caring Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jan Kowalski Athletics Research Center, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden Department of Health, Medicine, and Caring Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Victor Bargoria Athletics Research Center, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden Department of Health, Medicine, and Caring Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden Department Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Margo Mountjoy Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Carl Göran Svedin Athletics Research Center, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden Department of Health, Medicine, and Caring Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden Ersta Sköndal Bräcke University College, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Professor Toomas Timpka, Health and Society, Linkoping University, Linkoping 581 83, Sweden; toomas.timpka{at}liu.se
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Timpka T, Spreco A, Dahlstrom O, et al
Suicidal thoughts (ideation) among elite athletics (track and field) athletes: associations with sports participation, psychological resourcefulness and having been a victim of sexual and/or physical abuse

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  • Accepted February 10, 2020
  • First published February 26, 2020.
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February 02, 2021

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