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Virtual Reality Plays an Increasing Role in Substance Abuse Therapy

It has become somewhat uncanny how doctors see merit in virtual reality. Some even go as far as actively prescribing this therapy method for those who suffer from substance abuse. So far, the initial results of VR therapy have proven to be positive, although it may still be too early to say for sure how […]

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Virtual Reality Shows Potential for Treating Eating Disorders

Virtual reality technology continues to make inroads in the healthcare industry. Various therapies focus their attention on VR to provide an immersive experience. Therapists are now tapping into this technology to treat eating disorders. Treating anorexia and bulimia requires a confronting therapy first and foremost. Another Therapeutic VR Venture The immersive nature of virtual reality […]

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Chinese Drug Addicts Kick the Habit Through Virtual Reality Therapy

Combating drug addiction is a very tough process. It requires a very different mindset and a desire to get rid of this unhealthy habit. In China, virtual reality can play a key role in tackling this issue moving forward. By using a very grim software experience, patients are confronted with the long-term effects of not […]

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What is Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy

Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy (also called VRT) is the use of VR technology as psychological therapy. VRT doesn’t require a VR headset, a simple PC and keyboard setup is also enough to immerse an individual in a simulation. However, naturally the use of a VR headset is a more effective way to heal and treat […]