On Demand Grand Rounds: Sports Psychiatry: Strategies for Life Balance and Peak Performance
This presentation was originally reviewed on January 7, 2020, and broadcast live online on January 8, 2020, from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET.
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The primary goal of this presentation is to describe and define the expanding roles that psychiatrists, psychologists and other mental health providers are filling with athletes and teams at all competitive levels. It will discuss the main services that behavioral health specialists can provide including mental preparation training, stress control, sleep & energy regulation, substance use prevention, injury recovery, mental disorder treatment, and crisis management. Specific emphasis will be placed on identifying barriers to providing services to high school, collegiate, professional, and Olympic athletes and to basic and complex strategies for peak performance. Additional time will be spent discussing the most common mental health symptoms and disorders in competitive athletes and how the prevalence of these compare to the general population.
This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, counselors and other mental health professionals.
At the conclusion of this activity, attendees will be able to:
1. Define the difference between a sport psychologist and sports psychiatrist and describe the main clinical services that they can provide to athletes and teams across the lifecycle of a full year.
2. Describe a triangle model of peak performance and explain and demonstrate some basic and complex mental skills that can be integrated into the physical and technical aspects of training and competition.
3. Identify the most common mental health symptoms and disorders seen in competitive athletes and describe some effective strategies for their prevention and treatment.
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About The Speaker
David R. McDuff, M.D. is the long-time sports psychiatrist and mental preparation trainer for the Baltimore Orioles (1996-present) and Baltimore Ravens (1996-2013) and more recently the Performance Medicine Physician for the Indianapolis Colts (2015-2018). He is also the author of the 2012 book “Sports Psychiatry: Strategies for Life Balance & Peak Performance”. In addition, he is a member of the International Olympic Committee’s Consensus Panel and work group on Mental Health in Elite Athletes. The consensus panel just published a landmark summary of the research on mental health problems and solutions in elite athletes in the British Journal of Sports Medicine (https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/53/11/667).
In addition to his work at the professional level, Dr. McDuff has worked extensively with Olympic, Professional, Division I, II, & III University/College, elite club and high school athletes and teams. At the Olympic/Professional Level he has worked with golf, tennis, football, baseball, soccer, rugby, windsurfing, and pentathlon. At the college level he has worked at the Universities of Maryland at College Park and Baltimore County, Johns Hopkins, Loyola, Towson, Stevenson, McDaniel, & Coppin. For the past three years he has also been a mental preparation consultant to the Teelin Irish Step Dancing School in Columbia and has worked with many of its dancers attending national & world competitions.
From his office practice in Ellicott City, Maryland he works with track, cross country, hockey, soccer and lacrosse teams and sees athletes from all sports but especially distance running, golf, tennis, soccer, baseball, basketball, football, lacrosse, rugby, figure skating, swimming, gymnastics, and ice hockey.
He is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland at Baltimore School of Medicine and is board certified in General & Addiction Psychiatry. He is the founding Director, of the Department’s Division of Alcohol & Drug Abuse and its Addiction Psychiatry and Medicine Fellowship Programs as well as its Sports Psychiatry Program.
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Grand Rounds: Sports Psychiatry: Strategies for Life Balance and Peak Performance
David R. McDuff, MD
Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Originally reviewed January 7, 2020.
Originally broadcast live January 8, 2020, from 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm ET
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