GUEST BLOG: Breaking Boundaries

Breaking Boundaries, a blog focused on disability sport, has written an article about Depression in professional footballers for tacklingstigma.

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Severe injuries linked to mental health

Dr Vincent Gouttebarge from the World Players’ Union (FIFPro) has conducted research to determine how common mental illness symptoms are amongst retired professional footballers. Some of these symptoms include distress, anxiety, depression, alcohol use, smoking, and sleep disturbance. He also wanted to find out whether there was a link to stressors such as injury and career dissatisfaction.
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