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Virtual Reality v. PTSD

For Memorial Day, some progress amidst the generally sobering veteran’s mental health news:

Exposure therapy using virtual reality appears to be more effective for alleviating symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than traditional treatment among members of the military who have served in Iraq or Afghanistan, researchers said here.

Here, a longer, older New Yorker piece covers the same in more detail.

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Posted by Will Baum, LCSW