ABOVE WATER: An Educational Game for Anxiety

  title={ABOVE WATER: An Educational Game for Anxiety},
  author={Rina R. Wehbe and Diane K. Watson and Gustavo Fortes Tondello and Marim Ganaba and Melissa Stocco and Alvin Lee and Lennart E. Nacke},
  booktitle={CHI PLAY},
We present Above Water - a digital/physical hybrid game to inform people about the available strategies to cope with two types of Anxiety Disorders - Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder. The game teaches players about existing treatments. This hybrid game is designed to inspire players to share their experiences and develop their own personal narrative. The document also outlines an assessment strategy to study the game and determine its effectiveness as a game for health. The game… CONTINUE READING

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