Prevalence of Depressive Symptoms and Correlating Variables Among German Elite Athletes

@inproceedings{Frank2013PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of Depressive Symptoms and Correlating Variables Among German Elite Athletes},
  author={Rapha{\"e}l Frank},
  year={2013}
}
Depression among elite athletes is a topic of increasing interest, but empirical data are rare. The present study aimed to provide insight into the prevalence of depressive symptoms among German elite athletes and possible associated factors. In an online survey of 162 athletes, we explored depressive symptoms, chronic stress, coping strategies and stress-recovery states. Results indicated an overall prevalence of 15% for depression among elite athletes (n = 99), and revealed higher levels of… CONTINUE READING

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