Take Us Out to the Ball Game

Psychiatry and sports may be more intertwined than you think...

Psychiatry & Society

H. Steven Moffic, MD, shares his thoughts on the many interconnections between psyciatry and sports.

Here are the sports reads he recommends:

-Fans: How Watching Sports Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Understanding by Larry Olmstead

-Buddha Takes the Mound: Enlightenment in 9 Innings by Donald S. Lopez, Jr PhD

-Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success by Phil Jackson

Dr Moffic is an award-winning psychiatrist who has specialized in the cultural and ethical aspects of psychiatry. A prolific writer and speaker, he received the one-time designation of Hero of Public Psychiatry from the Assembly of the American Psychiatric Association in 2002. He is an advocate for mental health issues related to climate instability, burnout, Islamophobia, and anti-Semitism for a better world. He serves on the Editorial Board of Psychiatric Times™.