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Virtual reality environment helps treat offenders (BBC News) Dr. Peter Langdon (UEA)

“Offenders with psychological and behavioural problems are to be treated with a new virtual reality system, which puts them through a range of challenging scenarios, in a safe environment.

The system, called Pisces, has been designed by a virtual reality company called Xenodu from Hertfordshire, in conjunction with the medical school at Norwich’s University of East Anglia.

It is about to be used at the Broadland Clinic, a secure unit for up to 24 patients, near Norwich.”

BBC Look East’s Ian Barmer reports.

Virtual reality environment helps treat offenders

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-23056490

Virtual answer for the socially anxious (ITV News) Dr. Peter Langdon (UEA)

“Virtual reality technology allowing people to watch themselves in simulated social situations could help combat anxiety problems. The imaging gizmo invented by a company in Elstree in Hertfordshire is being trialled at an inpatient mental health clinic near Norwich.”

ITV’s Natalie Gray reports.

Virtual answer for the socially anxious

http://www.itv.com/news/anglia/update/2013-06-25/virtual-answer-for-the-socially-anxious/