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Unformatted text preview: Running Head: VIRTUAL REALITY THERAPY VIRTUAL REALITY THERAPY and THE FUTURE OF PSYCHOTHERAPY T. Hickson-Smith INF. 103 Computer Literacy Professor Valarie Schroeder June 23, 2011 VIRTUAL REALITY THERAPY 2 VIRTUAL REALITY THERAPY THE FUTURE OF PSYCHOTHERAPY The human mind is something of a mystical wonder. It is the essence of our unique existence, but yet the distinguishing factor of weather one is mentally healthy, mentally ill, mentally sound or mentally disturbed that determines ones capability to be fully functional as a living being. Therefore psychotherapeutics is necessary branch or tool that can be used to enhance the analysis or treatment of many disorders and diseases that hinder normal human performance through mental adjustments and evaluations. The futuristic model of psychotherapeutics that is being considered by many across the globe is virtual reality therapy. Essentially virtual reality therapy (VRT) is created with a computer program that uses visual immersion to introduce the patient into a simulated real life experience via a series of...
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This note was uploaded on 09/18/2011 for the course INF 103 taught by Professor Schroeder during the Summer '11 term at Ashford University.
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