New Study Says Playing Video Games May Help with Depression 3/30/17 - A Whittle Bit of Commentary

A Whittle Bit of Commentary with Chad Whittle

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Kids, next time you’re depressed, tell your mom to let you go play video games for a couple of hours. A new study from the University of California reports that playing video games can help with depression and make you less sad. The study had 160 college students play mental health games on an app with positive messages mixed in and those that played the games and the messages mental state improved. Now there may be some truth to this, but I believe it depends on the game. If you’re depressed and you’re playing a violent, sexually explicit game, how exactly is all that violence gonne improve your mental state? Well, it’s not gonna be positive thoughts running through your mind. I’m Chad Whittle on A Whittle Bit of Commentary.

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http://dailycaller.com/2017/03/29/playing-video-games-might-actually-make-you-less-sad/

 

Posted on March 29, 2017 .