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Do puzzles and games help you de-stress?

According to Pitt psychology professor Melinda Ciccocioppo playing games can relieve stress by distracting from stress-inducing factors.

By Vaibhav Gupta, Staff Writer

April 21, 2019

“Video games are a part of me, and being able to play them, it takes away the pressure from work,” Ferdy Huang, a junior emergency medicine major, said. “The stress management, that’s the side effect that comes from having fun playing video games.”

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