COMBATING PTSD Through Virtual Reality

Young, Rachel
October 2007
Soldiers;Oct2007, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p20
The article focuses on a therapy being developed at Madigan Army Medical Center in Washington for combat-related post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among soldiers. Doctor Greg Reger, clinical psychologist for the 62nd Medical Brigade of the U.S. Army, describes the difficulty of using exposure therapies for combat-related PTSD. It discusses the use of virtual reality technology in the PTSD therapy.


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