Virtual reality exposure therapy in the treatment of fear of flying: a case report.

@article{Rothbaum1996VirtualRE,
  title={Virtual reality exposure therapy in the treatment of fear of flying: a case report.},
  author={Barbara O. Rothbaum and Larry F. Hodges and Benjamin Watson and C D Kessler and Dan Opdyke},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  year={1996},
  volume={34 5-6},
  pages={
          477-81
        }
}
The efficacy of virtual reality (VR) exposure therapy was examined for the fear of flying. Virtual reality exposure involved six sessions of graded exposure to flying in a virtual airplane. The specific contribution of anxiety management techniques (AMT) and the VR exposure was examined in a single case design. The subject was a 42-year-old female with a debilitating fear and avoidance of flying. All self-report measures of the fear and avoidance of flying decreased following AMT and decreased… 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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