Aleksandra Jarosz is co-founder of Pigmentum Game Studio. The latest released title of the studio is Indygo, a narrative adventure game about depression. She is also psychologist, graphics and game designer. Currently she is working on her PhD at the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice.
Video games as an additional tool in depression treatment
You know, you knew or you will know somebody who suffers from depression. This is because depression is one of the most common mental illnesses. Fortunately we can use games to help with psychological treatment. I would like to talk about when, where and how games and psychological support can meet each other.