virtual reality

gameChange: virtual reality therapy for mental health issues to be delivered by the NHS

The people at gameChange say that the VR therapy provided “allows a person to practise being in simulations of everyday situations … a café, shop, pub, street, doctor’s surgery, and a bus.” The background to this approach is described as follows:…
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A History of Delusions

This excellent podcast (57 minutes) from the BBC explores many different aspects of delusions, including some of their causes, and some ways of best helping those who experience them. Presented by clinical psychologist Prof. Daniel Freeman, the podcast’s coverage also includes:…
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Virtual reality PTSD treatment has ‘big impact’ for veterans

Tomos Morgan reports for BBC Wales . “Virtual reality could be used to help military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) who have struggled with mainstream treatment. It involves patients walking on a treadmill in front of a screen which projects images depicting the…
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