TITLE

COMBATING PTSD Through Virtual Reality

AUTHOR(S)
Young, Rachel
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Soldiers;Oct2007, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
27072199

 

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