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Virtual reality in the assessment, understanding, and treatment of mental health disorders

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Mental health problems are inseparable from the environment. With virtual reality (VR), computer-generated interactive environments, individuals can repeatedly experience their problematic situations and be taught, via evidence-based psychological treatments, how to overcome difficulties. VR is moving out of specialist labs. Our central aim was to describe the potential of VR in mental health, including a consideration of the first twenty years of applications. A systematic review of empirica...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S003329171700040X

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University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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New College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Experimental Psychology
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Freeman, D
Grant:
RP-2014-05-003
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Ehlers, A
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Clark, D
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Psychological Medicine Journal website
Publication date:
2017-03-01
Acceptance date:
2017-01-26
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
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pubs:673928
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uuid:675cab52-a431-45c0-ab19-9417fb5aa384
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pubs:673928
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2017-01-31

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