Virtual Treatment

Virtual reality is being used to treat different ailments and issues

Whether it is to enact escapist fantasies or to treat drug addiction, virtual reality is proving to be an effective tool in relieving people of some of the issues that arise from various mental or physical illnesses. This new form of immersive treatment is diverse in nature, and can be carefully designed to suit the specific needs of the people being treated. This emerging shift speaks to the potential for virtual reality in industries outside of just "entertainment."
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VR Escapism Programs - This Chemotherapy Patient Program Uses Virtual Reality as a Form of Escape
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Stress-Reducing VR Experiences - Relax VR Offers Soothing Immersive Experiences
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This Week and V. Hot 356 Clicks Pub: Aug 29, 17
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Senior VR Travel Campaigns - This Virtual Reality Travel Project Fulfilled Seniors' Travel Goals
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This Month and Hot 262 Clicks Pub: Aug 23, 17
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This Virtual Reality Travel Project Fulfilled Seniors' Travel Goals
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Virtual Reality Drug Treatments - The University of Houston is Using VR to Help Drug Users
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Mild 544 Clicks Pub: Feb 29, 16
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The University of Houston is Using VR to Help Drug Users
Understanding drug use more intensively and individually is key in many drug treatments, which a new study out of the University of Houston helps enhance. Rather than just partake in therapy... [More]
VR Physical Therapies - 'VRPhysio' Makes Rehabilitation Accessible Through Virtual Therapy
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This Year and Warm 228 Clicks Pub: Apr 15, 17
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'VRPhysio' Makes Rehabilitation Accessible Through Virtual Therapy
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VR Anti-Smoking Programs - These Guided Meditations in VR Teach Smokers How to Quit
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This Quarter and Warm 116 Clicks Pub: Jun 19, 17
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The applications of virtual reality are only beginning to be discovered, but they are already being used in several fields, from training the use of prosthetic limbs to teaching autistic youngsters... [More]
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