Depression treatment with virtual reality has not benefited from as much research as for anxiety and pain. What is the status of depression and VR?
Using VR to Fight Depression
In this video, produced by Fox10 News, VR is being used at the University of California, Los Angeles to fight depression by allowing patients to be immersed in beautiful scenarios. THe patient are told to focus on drawing positive ideas from the experience, retraining their brains to focus on things that bring them joy. Date: 25/04/2019Running Time: 1’49”Producer: Fox News … Read More
VR for Anxiety, Pain, Depression during Chemotherapy
Clinical trial at a cancer institute using VR to support chemotherapy patients. In this video, produced by Clemson University, South Carolina, we hear from Joshua Biro, Phd Student of Industrial Engineering, Clemson Human Interaction Lab and Dr. Elizabeth Cull, medical oncologist at Greenville Memorial Hospital, Greenville, South Carolina.They report on their study on the use of therapeutic VR in chemotherapy. … Read More