The Treatment of Claustrophobia with Virtual Reality: Changes in Other Phobic Behaviors Not Specifically Treated

@article{Botella1999TheTO,
  title={The Treatment of Claustrophobia with Virtual Reality: Changes in Other Phobic Behaviors Not Specifically Treated},
  author={C. Botella and H. Mart{\'i}n and R. Ba{\~n}os and C. Perpi{\~n}{\'a} and A. Garc{\'i}a-Palacios},
  journal={Cyberpsychology & behavior : the impact of the Internet, multimedia and virtual reality on behavior and society},
  year={1999},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={
          135-41
        }
}
  • C. Botella, H. Martín, +2 authors A. García-Palacios
  • Published 1999
  • Psychology, Medicine, Computer Science
  • Cyberpsychology & behavior : the impact of the Internet, multimedia and virtual reality on behavior and society
  • This study was designed to determine the effectiveness of Virtual Reality (VR) exposure in the case of a patient with a diagnosis of two specific phobias (claustrophobia and storms) and panic disorder with agoraphobia. The treatment consisted of eight, individual, VR-graded exposure sessions designed specifically to treat claustrophobia. We obtained data at pretreatment, posttreatment, and 3-month follow-up on several clinical measures. Results point out the effectiveness of the VR procedure… CONTINUE READING
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