A Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy Application for Iraq War Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

@article{Pair2006AVR,
  title={A Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy Application for Iraq War Post Traumatic Stress Disorder},
  author={Jarrell Pair and Brian Allen and Matthieu Dautricourt and Anton Treskunov and Matt Liewer and Ken Graap and Greg Reger},
  journal={IEEE Virtual Reality Conference (VR 2006)},
  year={2006},
  pages={67-72}
}
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is reported to be caused by traumatic events that are outside the range of usual human experiences including (but not limited to) military combat, violent personal assault, being kidnapped or taken hostage and terrorist attacks. Initial data suggests that 1 out of 6 Iraq War veterans are exhibiting symptoms of depression, anxiety and PTSD. Virtual Reality (VR) exposure treatment has been used in previous treatments of PTSD patients with reports of positive… CONTINUE READING
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