PTSD Patients Treated with Virtual Reality

At the Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois doctors are testing a new treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder. They have recently installed a 3-D PTSD Virtual Reality Combat Simulator. The goal of the new program is to help soldiers reprocess their memories and learn that they can control the memory. Although the scenes simulated take place in the Middle East, veterans of previous wars are welcome to the therapy. Read more on this topic.

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