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|Session Name:||Virtual Reality for Treatment of Phobias|
|Company Name(s):||CheckPoint Organisation|
|Track / Format:||Innovation|
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|Overview:||VR and AR are becoming increasingly prominent as treatments of anxiety disorders, including phobia. This lecture will discuss the history of VR use in exposure therapy and discuss the current understanding of what makes a VR experience effective for phobia treatment from a psychological, physiological and technical point of view. We'll look at the current projects in development and future directions.|