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Mass Mediation of Mental Illness in Sport

Sport, Mental Illness, and Sociology

ISBN: 978-1-78743-470-7, eISBN: 978-1-78743-469-1

ISSN: 1476-2854

Publication date: 14 December 2018


Research Limitations/Implications

The central limitation of the field currently is the dearth of research. Similarly, in providing a broad overview of key considerations, this chapter does not undertake primary media analysis of mental illness in sport. Nonetheless, the authors outline key considerations and lines of inquiry for the field.



Gibson, K. and Gorczynski, P. (2018), "Mass Mediation of Mental Illness in Sport", Sport, Mental Illness, and Sociology (Research in the Sociology of Sport, Vol. 11), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 143-159.



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