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Chapter 4 - Cricket: Mental Health Emergencies

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  29 July 2020

Amit D. Mistry
Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
Thomas McCabe
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Alan Currie
Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
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BK is a 25-year-old professional male cricketer who plays for an international team. He has been in the squad for the majority of the last four seasons. Twelve months ago he sustained a right hand injury while fielding in the slips, which meant he was out of action for six months. After making a good recovery, he regained his place in the squad. Two weeks ago during an overseas tour, he was hit in the same area while batting in the nets but was expected to be fit to play again in two to three weeks’ time.

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Print publication year: 2020

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