Virtual reality in psychological interventions

 

Dr Raj Persaud talks to Wesley Turner and Leanne Casey, who have conducted a meta-analysis of outcomes associated with clinical virtual reality randomised controlled trials.


 

Date published: 23 December 2014

Presenter: Dr Raj Persaud

Interviewees: Wesley Turner and Dr Leanne Casey

Audio running time: 21 minutes

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Learning outcomes

 

By the end of this podcast we hope you will have gained an understanding of:

 

  • the ways in which virtual reality (VR) systems can be used as a psychological intervention

 

  • the evidence base available in this area

 

  • the further research needed in this area

 

  • the possibilities that VR can offer in the future.

 

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