Exposure Therapy with and without Virtual Reality to Treat PTSD while in the Combat Theater: A Parallel Case Series

@article{McLay2010ExposureTW,
  title={Exposure Therapy with and without Virtual Reality to Treat PTSD while in the Combat Theater: A Parallel Case Series},
  author={Robert N. McLay and Colleen McBrien and Mark D. Wiederhold and Brenda K. Wiederhold},
  journal={Cyberpsychology, behavior and social networking},
  year={2010},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={
          37-42
        }
}
Exposure therapy (ET) has been observed to be an effective modality for the treatment of combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Recently, efforts have been made to use virtual reality (VR) to enhance outcome with modes of ET. How such therapy applies to service members who are facing the reality of a combat deployment has been unknown. This case series documents the first use of VR-based therapy to the treatment of PTSD in a combat theater. Results of therapy are reported from a… 

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