Paranoia ‘reduced with virtual reality’

Virtual reality has been used to help treat severe paranoia.

Patients who suffered persecutory delusions were encouraged to step into a computer-generated Underground train carriage and a lift.

The simulations allowed the study’s 30 patients to learn social situations they feared were actually safe.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-36053058 

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