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February 2013
Exercise, Psychiatry and Sports and Psychiatry, Medicine and Primary Care

The WPA Section on Exercise, Psychiatry and Sports is publishing a book with Wiley Press May 2013 on Current Issues in Sports Psychiatry: An International Perspective. The book is approved by the WPA Executive Committee and contains chapters from Section members. It is edited by Prof Baron, section founder.

The World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) has contacted the Section about working together to develop Doping Education strategies for athletes worldwide.

The Section on Psychiatry, Medicine and Primary Care is conducting a project to explore the role of tele-psychiatry and tele-education to train non physicians to provide mental health screening in primary care settings in LMIC. The project is modeled after a large funded study conducted in Kiev, Ukraine over a decade ago.

David Baron

Interim Chair, WPA Section on Exercise, Psychiatry and Sports

Chair, WPA Section on Psychiatry, Medicine and Primary Care

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