Psychological drivers in doping: The life-cycle model of performance enhancement

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Petróczi, Andrea; Aidman, Eugene; (2008)
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy,volume 3,pages7-7 (issn: 1747-597X, eissn: 1747-597X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/1747-597X-3-7, pmc: PMC2315642
  • Subject: Health Policy | sports | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology | Hypothesis | Psychiatry and Mental health | HV1-9960

<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>Performance enhancement (PE) is a natural and essential ingredient of competitive sport. Except for nutritional supplement contamination, accidental use of doping is highly unlikely. It requires deliberation, planning and commitment;... View more
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