Dr Jennifer Hazel explores CheckPoint’s aptly named “AAA Model”, helping game makers and those in the industry to optimise their wellbeing by dealing with stress, crunch and burnout.
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Now we know that video games can be good for mental health, and why, it’s time to look at some of those exciting projects that have taken on the challenge.
Dr Shelley Xia explores images about body image, and in particular, the signs and symptoms of eating disorders, including anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder.
We were thrilled to attend PAX West, and discuss: what games make you feel good and why? Featuring, of course, the wonderful PAX attendees, along with Ken Levine, Josh Scherr, Rae Johnstone, Jess Hodgson and Zer0Doxy.
As games become more realistic, so too do their characters. Many of our beloved heroes and heroines have displayed signs and symptoms that could be indicative of a mental health issue. Join Dr Jennifer Hazel to find out more. Features Life is Strange, Hellblade and Final Fantasy...
Today’s episode focuses on the world of anxiety disorders, including generalised anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social phobia, OCD and PTSD. Featuring Ken Levine, Zer0Doxy, Josh Scherr, Jess Hodgson, Kelsey Gamble.
Continuing from last week’s episode, today we explore even more games that have featured mental illness – for better or worse. Features interviews with Alec Holowka, co-creator of Night in the Woods.
Registered Nurse Darren describes a few ways to look after yourself, from the basics to more complicated techniques for hacking your thought patterns. Includes a guided meditation with a very special guest.
A number of video games have explored representations of mental illnesses over the years. Today the CheckPoint team looks at who does it well, who does it badly, and explores why. Featuring interviews with developer Matt Gilgenbach, creator of Neverending Nightmares.
This episode is all about one of the most common mental health issues: depression. Featuring Ken Levine, Teddy Dief, Matt Gilgenbach, Zer0Doxy, Rae Johnston, Kelsey Gamble, and Jess Hodgson.