Tetris could help ward off symptoms of PTSD, according to an Oxford study

Tetris could help ward off symptoms of PTSD, according to an Oxford study

Researchers say playing Tetris can prevent PTSD

TETRIS could help ward off symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder according to an Oxford study. A single dose of psychological therapy, including a stint playing the classic computer game, can prevent the unpleasant and intrusive memories that

(CBS) Playing the video game “Tetris” shortly after a traumatic event, such as a car crash, may reduce the risk of developing intrusive flashbacks of the event, a new study suggests. Researchers found that car crash survivors who played “Tetris” in the

Playing Tetris might help ward off symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new study suggests. A single dose of psychological therapy, including a stint playing the classic computer game, can prevent the unpleasant and intrusive memories …

Researchers say playing Tetris can prevent PTSD

How Tetris therapy could help patients

How Tetris therapy could help patients

New research from Europe shows that at least one particular game can do some real good, Tetris. Turns out it may actually help treat people with post-traumatic stress disorder. That's according to a new study published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry. . The maddeningly addictive tile-matching game Tetris is good for more than just whiling away the hours – it also can prevent PTSD, researchers say. The video-game classic is still going strong after more than 30 years, mainly because of its simple goal …

Playing Tetris 'can help ward off PTSD symptoms', study suggests

If you have a penchant for vintage video games, your taste could work to your advantage. Researchers have found a new benefit of playing Tetris, a game that came out in 1984 and was already considered "old" by the mid-90s (at least, it was old to my … . Tetris, a game you probably haven't thought of in about 30 years, is making news for being able to reduce the risk of developing flashbacks in patients with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD. Read: Video Games Could Be New Treatment Option For

Date: March 28, 2017; Source: Springer; Summary: The popular building-block computer game Tetris might be more than an idle pastime that keeps you glued to a screen. Playing it shortly after experiencing a traumatic event seems to block some of the. Playing Tetris for 20 minutes acts as a “vaccine” against post-traumatic stress disorder, an Oxford University study has suggested. People who played the video game soon after a car accident were found to have 62 per cent fewer traumatic memories over …

Researchers say playing Tetris can prevent PTSD

Researchers say playing Tetris can prevent PTSD
Car crash victims showed fewer symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder after playing the classic game, researchers found. 15:23, UK, Tuesday 28 March 2017. Tetris. Image: Playing Tetris could 'make a huge difference' to trauma victims, say experts.

Playing Tetris in the hours after a distressing incident can help prevent the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new study has found. Scientists conducted the research on 71 car crash victims as they were waiting for treatment at one. Post traumatic stress symptoms can be prevented by using Tetris in the emergency department 28 MARCH 2017, Sweden : A single dose psychological intervention including the computer game Tetris can prevent the unpleasant, intrusive memories that

Playing Tetris could prevent car crash victims developing post-traumatic stress disorder

Road crash victims encouraged to play the computer game Tetris in A&E suffered fewer distressing flashbacks to the incident, a study revealed today. A group of casualty patients at John Radcliffe hospital in Oxford were asked if playing Tetris for up …

Playing the 1980s computer game Tetris, can prevent the unpleasant flashbacks which come after a traumatic event, scientists have discovered. Oxford University and the Karolinska Institute in Sweden found that patients treated in accident and emergency

Playing Tetris in hospital after a traumatic incident could prevent PTSD, scientists say

It found car-crash victims who played the classic video game within six hours of their collision suffered significantly fewer flashbacks. People who played tetris had fewer flashbacks of trauma than those who didn't play. . 2. People who …

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