APA's 2012 annual meeting begins tomorrow morning in Philadelphia. Attendees will get a sporty start at a line-up of events sponsored by the International Society for Sports Psychiatry (ISSP)--these sessions will satisfy those with dual interests in sport and psychiatry and the intersections between the two. Check out these ISSP events, open to all registrants:
Saturday, May 5
9 a.m.-noon: ISSP annual scientific session, Philadelphia Marriott, Grand Ballroom Salon G. Hear a panel discussion with professional athletes discussing their experiences working with mental health clinicians and how they believe athletes and doctors can best work together.
2 p.m.-5 p.m.: ISSP annual symposium on “Rebound and Recovery in the Athlete,” Room 103C, Level 1, Pennsylvania Convention Center. The symposium will deliver a line-up of sports psychiatrists from around the globe discussing hot topics in the field such as:
- Doping in Sports: What’s on the Horizon? (David Baron, D.O.
- Sexual Harassment and Abuse in Sports: What It Is, How to Prevent It (Saul Marks, M.D.)
- Psychological Impact of Injury on the Athlete (Thomas Newmark, M.D., and Ira Glick, M.D.)
- Doping in Elite Cycling: A Psychiatric Perspective on Causes, Consequences, Recovery, and Rehabilitation (Alan Currie, M.B.B.S.)
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