The link below will take you to an article on GameFWD.org. The article describes a study performed by East Carolina University that demonstrates that video games can be helpful to treat depression. The lead researcher in the study suggests that in the future medical providers may prescribe video game play in conjunction with or instead of traditional therapies including medication.
This information is very exciting for us. Many people who face serious injuries as a result of industrial accidents, work place accidents, auto accidents, or medical mistakes suffer from depression. This depression can very harmful and even deadly. Our top priority is addressing the financial challenges brought about by catastrophic injuries for our clients. However, we get excited when we see something that may benefit them emotionally, as well.