Journal of Medical Internet Research

Publisher
Gunther Eysenbach
History
1999-present
Website
http://www.jmir.org
Impact factor
4.663 (2010)

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Health

What motivates college students to play Pokémon Go?

North Carolina State University research on college students who joined the Pokémon Go craze in 2016 found that a desire to exercise or socialize attracted some players, even those who weren't gamers. Results could inform ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Game your brain to treat depression, studies suggest

Researchers have found promising results for treating depression with a video game interface that targets underlying cognitive issues associated with depression rather than just managing the symptoms.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Your phone knows if you're depressed

You can fake a smile, but your phone knows the truth. Depression can be detected from your smartphone sensor data by tracking the number of minutes you use the phone and your daily geographical locations, reports a small ...

Medical research

Daybreak app more than halves alcohol use in three months

Use of the Daybreak digital app, developed as an intervention to support high-risk drinking individuals looking to change their relationship with alcohol, can lead to clinically significant reductions in alcohol use, according ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Online solution for OCD treatment

Almost 1 in 30 Australians experience Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) at some stage in their life.

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