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VIDEO GAME TECHNOLOGY USED TO TREAT PTSD, PHOBIAS (Video)

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“Doctors and researchers are using virtual reality technology to create simulated events to help patients facing real life issues every day.

“We can put people back in these simulations and help them to confront and process very difficult emotional memories,” Dr. Skip Rizzo at the University of Southern California said.

“The range of areas include psychological treatments, cognitive assessment and rehabilitation, physical therapy is a big area.”

By Denise Dador at ABC7 News LA

Read more: http://abc7.com/health/video-game-technology-used-to-treat-ptsd-phobias/1078235/