Feb 22, 2016

Virtual reality the tool in the quest to end phobias

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Nathalie is agoraphobic and acrophobic, both anxiety disorders, the former involves fear of places or situations that may cause panic, the latter a pathological fear of heights.

To treat her doctors at the Van Gogh hospital in Charleroi, Belgium, are using virtual reality to help her control her fears.

Scientists are using virtual reality to treat bipolar disorder and phobias — Dave Asprey (@bulletproofexec) August 6, 2015

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