VR proposed alternative for addiction treatment
"Researchers developing treatments for addiction are turning to virtual reality and gaming to help patients overcome their lack of impulse control and decrease the relapse rates."
"While there’s no substitute for counselling...it is important to find supplementary and easily accessible methods to beat [addiction]. EU researchers are therefore working to create more immersive experiences via digital formats to aid self-control as part of the addiction recovery process."
"The project is... using virtual reality (VR) to closer replicate the real-life environments in which peopl...
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