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Title: Review of virtual reality treatment for mental health
Authors: Gourlay, D.
Lun, K.C. 
Liya, G.
Keywords: cognitive rehabilitation
daily living skills
mental health
virtual reality
Issue Date: 2001
Citation: Gourlay, D.,Lun, K.C.,Liya, G. (2001). Review of virtual reality treatment for mental health. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics 84 : 820-824. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: This paper describes recent research that proposes virtual reality techniques as a therapy for patients with cognitive and psychological problems. Specifically this applies to victims of conditions such as traumatic brain injury, alzheimers and parkinsons. Additionally virtual reality therapy offers an alternative to current desensitization techniques for the treatment of phobias Some important issues are examined including means of user interaction, skills transfer to the real world, and side-effects of virtual reality exposure. © 2001 IMIA. All right reserved.
Source Title: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
ISBN: 1586031945
ISSN: 09269630
DOI: 10.3233/978-1-60750-928-8-820
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