Can Tetris Treat PTSD Symptoms?

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Why is everyone talking about post traumatic stress disorder? At least 22 veterans succumb to suicide in any given day, CBS News reports. Recent data shows that suicide rates, especially among young male vets, continue to climb astronomically.

The upsetting trend is not going unnoticed. The government and other officials are re-evaluating current post traumatic stress disorder help and suicide prevention programs. Some efforts hope to appeal to veterans who may be reluctant to attend group and/or talk therapy. One such program researches the healing properties of Tetris (really!); other institutions explore the potential benefits of virtual reality.

Can Tetris Cure PTSD?

“A seemingly trivial task … playing a particular video game … may lessen flashbacks Continue reading