Psychiatric Disorder Therapy with Virtual Reality

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VR’s Niche in Psychiatric Treatment

If VR was able to help me dissipate my fear of public performance with simulated exposure to scenarios, it can surely make a positive impact on changing the way psychiatric treatments go about.

Psychiatric Disorders and Exposure Therapy


Exquisite Control and High Satisfaction

Anxiety - Where Most VR Treatment Is

Specific Phobias (SP)

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD)

Improving the Control of Addiction

VR treatment can also cover the role of creating controlled therapeutic environments where patients are given the opportunity to be more mindful of their addictions when presented with exposure to repeated cues of their addiction.

Eating Pathology

Abstaining from Drugs, Alcohol, and Smoke

The Promise in Treatment



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Jolie Li

Jolie Li

I’m a 15-year-old innovator who writes about my journey in building and learning about rising technology like virtual reality.