Mental Health 

Computer-Based Therapy Can Help Treat Patients of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is not as common as other mental disorders like anxiety or depression, but the symptoms can be quite disabling. The person afflicted with the condition may lose touch with reality and can think, act and behave differently. A recent research suggested that a computer-based approach can be effective in helping people battling schizophrenia. The researchers found that on interacting with a computer avatar, which represents their hallucinations, patients can feel an improvement in the symptoms. The results of avatar therapy were compared with that of supportive counselling and it…

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