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Olympians Can Prove Mental Illness Doesn’t Mean You’re Weak

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 By Laura Greenstein | Aug. 05, 2016 Why is it that Olympians are so often asked about their physical health but rarely about their mental health? Many of them have admitted to various health issues they’ve overcome, but so few have opened up about living with a mental health condition. This is somewhat surprising due to the immense mental component of being an Olympic athlete. Many Olympians have commented that the mental aspect of the game far exceeds the physical. Therefore, coping with the symptoms of a mental health condition could potentially make competing more of a challenge—quite similar to […]