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A person facing a medical issue and an upsetting diagnosis are hungry for information and typically have to embark on a new lifestyle that incorporates healthier choices. But it can be daunting, scary and all too often, a lonely path. So why not try to make it more fun, more engaging and easier with mHealth apps with a gaming approach?
As FierceMobileHealthcare reported last month, mobile gaming apps are already being viewed as the next prescription for reducing stress and anxiety. It's seen as a therapy tool for psychiatric care for many reasons: it can be tapped anywhere and anytime by patients, there is no stigma attached to 'playing a game' and it's a cost-effective option, compared to drugs or intense therapy sessions. Read more...
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