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Athletes with Personality/Mood Disorders

Athletes must overcome incredible odds and master particularly difficult skills to make it to the highest level of competition and to maintain their place among the world’s elite. It’s no secret that athletes face formidable challenges on the playing surface, but some of them deal with serious challenges in the form of health issues outside of a realm of intense crowds, pounding music, jocular mascots, and clocks (or innings).

While some athletes have to deal with physical ailments off the field, others also face mental health issues. You’ll find that quite a few noteworthy names in the sports worlds suffer from these ailments. Let’s look at some of them.