Wednesday, February 23, 2011

About Depression: Video Games May Reduce Depression

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From Nancy Schimelpfening, your Guide to Depression
With all the articles that have been written about video game addiction and depression, it may surprise you to learn that a new study has actually found that video games - at least of the non-violent, casual variety like "Bejeweled" or "Bookworm" - may actually reduce your depression symptoms.

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