This is an original research paper published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine first published in 2020.
A sobering paper on the current issues of suicide thoughts among Elite athletes, reading this paper it is also applicable to the lower tiers of sport including Amateur on Male and Female players in all sports where issues of suicide go unreported, National Bodies must take action.
The paper examined associations between suicidal ideation and sexual and physical abuse among active and recently retired elite athletics (track and field) in Sweden.
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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