Augmented & Virtual Reality News Source

BBC Two

Can virtual reality help treat anxiety?

See @jeanmackenzie's full film:

  • Psychologists and computer scientists are testing to see whether virtual reality could be used to treat mental health conditions.
  • They believe that because the virtual scenarios are so realistic, they could be used to train and heal our minds.
  • With mental health services under so much pressure, could virtual therapy be the solution?

Could virtual reality help treat anxiety?

BBC Two – Victoria Derbyshire, Could virtual reality help treat anxiety?

Psychologists and computer scientists are testing to see whether virtual reality could be used to treat mental health conditions.

They believe that because the virtual scenarios are so realistic, they could be used to train and heal our minds.

With mental health services under so much pressure, could virtual therapy be the solution?

We sent our reporter Jean Mackenzie to test it out.

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read about our approach to external linking.

BBC Two

Comments are closed, but trackbacks and pingbacks are open.