Virtual Reality And Schizophrenia

Mar Rus-Calafell, José Gutiérrez-Maldonado

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Virtual reality (VR) has emerged as an adjunct technique to psychological interventions for schizophrenia, especially for those using a cognitive-behavioural approach. paranoia, with non-clinical and clinical populations.developing treatment.platforms are constantly appearing to overcome some of the limitations of the usual clinical and psychological interventions for this mental disorder. Ribas-Sabaté, 2014), a new VR-integrated program that has been designed to improve the social skills and social cognition of patients suffering from schizophrenia, in one-to-one sessions.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationVirtual Reality: Technologies, Medical Applications and Challenges
PublisherNova Science Publishers Inc
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781634631990, 9781633219335
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2014


  • Acceptance
  • Applications
  • Schizophrenia
  • Treatment
  • Virtual reality


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