TITLE

Games people play could be good for their health, sense of empowerment

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Patient Education Management;Dec2009, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p133
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Electronic games have captured the attention of children, teens, and young adults. Although most play for fun and entertainment, research conducted on health games shows promise in their use as a tool for education. There is currently more interest in this field, and games are being designed and evaluated. Interactive game play could soon be an effective way to teach disease prevention and self-management.
ACCESSION #
46785333

 

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