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Apps for Mental Health

Fibro Daily July 8, 2013

Research has shown that patients that suffer from depression, anxiety, or attention deficit disorder may have weaker brain functioning in areas associated with mindfulness, awareness, and alertness. Based on the principle that games can “train” the brain in these areas associated with depression and anxiety, some game developers are attempting to provide treatment for those suffering from these illnesses.

These games on depression are just some of many games focused on the treatment of mental health, with some designed for those suffering from brain trauma and others designed to help with diagnosing diseases like anxiety or attention deficit disorder.

Read more: Developers creating apps to treat mental health issues

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