All posts tagged exposure therapy

Virtual Exposure Therapy

Virtual reality meets exposure therapy (Scientific American). Recently, some psychologists have successfully combined exposure therapy and virtual reality to treat fears of flying, heights and spiders, asking patients to interact with simulated environments that guarantee their safety…Now, a team of psychologists has completed the first clinical trial testing the treatment of cockroach phobia with augmented reality—a younger […]

Exposure Therapy (for Childbirth)

Early visit to maternity ward might lessen new parent anxiety “A tour definitely helps decrease the anxiety factor because we talk them through exactly where they will come and how the process will go so it’s not a mystery,” said Tammy Rohm, a registered nurse at the Women’s Center at the Carlisle Regional Medical Center.  The […]