Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy for PTSD Vietnam Veterans: A Case Study

@article{Rothbaum1999VirtualRE,
  title={Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy for PTSD Vietnam Veterans: A Case Study},
  author={B. Rothbaum and L. Hodges and R. Alarc{\'o}n and D. Ready and F. Shahar and K. Graap and J. Pair and P. Hebert and D. Gotz and B. Wills and D. Baltzell},
  journal={Journal of Traumatic Stress},
  year={1999},
  volume={12},
  pages={263-271}
}
Virtual reality (VR) integrates real-time computer graphics, body tracking devices, visual displays, and other sensory input devices to immerse a participant in a computer-generated virtual environment that changes in a natural way with head and body motion. VR exposure (VRE) is proposed as an alternative to typical imaginal exposure treatment for Vietnam combat veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This report presents the results of the first Vietnam combat veteran with PTSD to… Expand
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Interventional Clinical Trial
This study is evaluating the efficacy of virtual realty exposure therapy (VRET)by comparing it to prolonged exposure therapy (PE) and a waitlist (WL) group for the treatment of post… Expand
ConditionsStress Disorders, Post Traumatic
InterventionBehavioral
Interventional Clinical Trial
This study is evaluating the efficacy of virtual reality exposure therapy (VRET) by comparing it to prolonged exposure therapy (PE) and a waitlist(WL) group for the treatment of post… Expand
ConditionsPost-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Stress Disorders
InterventionBehavioral
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