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Are Many Athletes at Risk for Depression?

Post-athletic activity depression (PAAD) may affect multiple athletes when their season ends due to the high hormone levels induced by their prior rigorous exercise regimen suddenly dropping. 568 more words

Michael Phelps Had Suicidal Thoughts After 2012 Olympics: 'I Didn't Want To Be Alive'

So heartbreaking! Despite being the most lauded Olympian ever, swimmer Michael Phelps has revealed he had suicidal thoughts after the 2012 games and didn’t want to go on living. 454 more words


Jordan Spieth, Michael Phelps and Bryce Harper golfed together

Three of Under Armour’s star athletes got together on a golf course in Las Vegas this week — three-time major championship winner Jordan Spieth, 23-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps and five-time MLB All-Star Bryce Harper. 170 more words


Michael Phelps Earns Another Gold

In the eyes of the world, he was superhuman.

Absolutely nobody owned the Olympics like swimmer Michael Phelps. 28 medals have hung around his neck, 23 of them gold, over the span of five Olympic Games. 234 more words


Michael Phelps: 'I am extremely thankful that I did not take my life'

By Susan Scutti, CNN

Updated 5:29 AM ET, Fri January 19, 2018

(CNN)  Far from the familiar waters of an Olympic pool, swimmer Michael Phelps shared the story of his personal encounter with depression at a mental health conference in Chicago this week. 894 more words

Michael Phelps opens up about depression, suicidal thoughts

During a recent mental health conference in Chicago, Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps shared some more personal details of his very public life.

After each of his Olympic appearances, dating back to his first in 2000, the 28-time medalist said he battled rounds of debilitating depression. 218 more words


Bryce Harper, Jordan Spieth, Michael Phelps Play Golf

WASHINGTON — If the best swimmer of all time and one of the best baseball players of his generation joined one of the best golfers in the world for a round on a championship golf course, who would be their fourth? 262 more words