How Virtual Reality is Being Used to Deliver Mental Health Care

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      Michael Morguarge
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      Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 10/11/2016

      Through the use of VR (Virtual Reality), scientists seek to lower the cost and increase the availability of mental health care. They use VR technologies to help patients overcome their fears in a safe environment, by creating simulated situations that reproduce their fears. The availability of this treatment is increasing due to the lower costs of VR devices. The success of the VR experiments might potentially lead to higher quality and more accessible mental health care.

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