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Benefits of gaming and communities (Resource list)


This is a list dump of all the positive articles i can find. (Not an endorsement)

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Facing the demons: can Dungeons & Dragons therapy heal real-life trauma? | Mental health | The Guardian
Psychologist says role playing games like D&D can be a powerful tool in therapy | Day 6 | Live Radio | CBC Listen
Mind games: How gaming can play a positive role in mental health – Source (microsoft.com)
Board games may stave off cognitive decline (medicalnewstoday.com)
Why playing board games is so good for kids – and how to get them to join in – The Irish News
Being bipolar | Thematic Solitaires for the Spare Time Challenged | BoardGameGeek
Can computer use, crafts and games slow or prevent age-related memory loss? – Neuroscience News
Board Games Are Helping My Wife Recover From Her Traumatic Brain Injury (kotaku.com)
Games and Puzzles Box | study supported dementia activity (best-alzheimers-products.com)
Using Eurogame Board Games for Teaching Social Studies | Fractus Learning |
Geeks vs Loneliness: a note on oversharing | Den of Geek
Dragons in the Department of Corrections (vice.com)
The Amazing Health Benefits of Board Games … for Adults as Well as Kids (sixwise.com)
Top 10 Health Benefits of Board Games while Social Distancing (healthfitnessrevolution.com)

Video
Table Talk – Are Board Games Good For Your Mental Health? (youtube.com)
Are playing BOARD GAMES a waste of time? (youtube.com)
Video | FacebookNeurodiversity and Accessibility in Tabletop gaming
‘Gaming has made me a lot more open’ – BBC News
BrewTube #10 – Depression and Resource Management (youtube.com)

Audio
Bonus Content – RPGs Vs Depression by 3T RPG Podcast (soundcloud.com)
Ludology: Ludology 208 – Playing With Purpose (libsyn.com)

Books
Tabletop Role-Playing Therapy : Megan A. Connell : 9781324030607 : Blackwell’s (blackwells.co.uk)

Sorry for the random links- I will move these over to the authors home pages! Those aren’t even affiliate links 🙂