Using Computer Games to Deal With Depression
A 3D computer fantasy game that teaches good thinking habits as effectively as biological therapist units can. The game, designed for children and adolescents, is called SPARX .
SPARX stands for Smart, Positive, Active, Realistic, X-factor thoughts.
Full Article providing a basic explanation and overview of research on SPARX.
Actual Abstract The effectiveness of SPARX, a computerised self help intervention for adolescents seeking help for depression. BMJ.