Virtual reality exposure therapy for adults with post-traumatic stress disorder: a review of the clinical effectiveness

Record ID 32015000183
Authors' recommendations: Limited evidence from a systematic review and a randomized controlled trial suggest that virtual reality exposure therapy may be as effective as other types of exposure therapy for PTSD.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2014
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Canada
MeSH Terms
  • Humans
  • Computer Simulation
  • Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Military Psychiatry
  • Military Personnel
  • User-Computer Interface
  • Therapy, Computer-Assisted
  • Combat Disorders
  • Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy
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