6 Unusual treatments for your Depression when nothing else works
More than 30 million people all across the world suffer from depression according to National Institute of Mental Health, which is a very sobering if not shocking number to say the least. Depression is not just an adult malady but it attacks teenagers as well. Though 10-20% depressed people are on prescribed anti depressants, many unfortunately experience conditions of treatment resistance.
Today unusual treatments for depression are being considered to tackle this new age malady. Researchers are developing therapeutic games, new diets and natural tips to keep your head healthy and away from depression and diseases like dementia.
1 Video Games
Video games have traditionally been considered a time waster, but not anymore as a specially designed game called EVO improved depression and memory in older adults. The game targets the underlying sources depression and cognitive problems such as poor concentration and depressive tendencies. Research at the UC San Francisco and University of Washington found that improved cognitive function, in turn, improved mood and depression. The game performed as well as common treatments for depression in a small trial.