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Thursday, June 27 • 12:10pm - 12:35pm
SPARX : A Game for Depression

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This talk will highlight SPARX, a game developed to combat mild to moderate depression in teens. Results from a randomized clinical trial published in the British Medical Journal demonstrated that treatment with SPARX was as effective as care usually given, typically face-to-face therapy, in reducing depression among adolescents with mild to moderate depression. 

During this talk LinkedWellness which is working to develop the U.S. market for SPARX will demonstrate the game, discuss how it works, and how they plan to build a sustainable delivery and business model around the game.

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David Burt

David Burt founded LinkedWellness.com with Frank Otenasek to bring the best e-therapies to people suffering from behavioral health conditions. Prior to founding LinkedWellness, Mr. Burt was the CEO of two publicly-traded companies: Ergo Science, a Boston biotech company that developed a new drug for type 2 diabetes that is now FDA approved and on the market with a superior cardiovascular profile; and Lyris, Inc. a San Francisco based internet... Read More →


Thursday June 27, 2013 12:10pm - 12:35pm
Room E: Justice Room

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