Use of immersive virtual reality for treating anger.

  title={Use of immersive virtual reality for treating anger.},
  author={Sarah D. Miyahira and Raymond A. Folen and Melba C. Stetz and Albert Rizzo and Michelle M Kawasaki},
  journal={Studies in health technology and informatics},
Poorly managed anger responses can be detrimental to one's physical and psychosocial well-being. Cognitive behavior therapies (CBT) have been found to be effective in treating anger disorders. A key component of CBT treatment is exposure to the anger arousing stimuli. Virtual reality (VR) environments can elicit potent reactions and may facilitate the treatment of anger. An anger VR environment with six video vignettes was developed by this study to examine the anger arousal potential of VR… CONTINUE READING


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