Skip Rizzo Talks about VR Treatment for PTSD on Federal News Radio

Published: February 3, 2011
Category: News

Federal News Radio featured ICT’s virtual reality simulations to help treat Iraq and Afghanistan veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). “By confronting the traumatic memories you’re actually processing them in a way that makes them less painful and less anxiety provoking. If you avoid thinking about the things that went on in your deployment and try to put it away and not deal with it, they still come out,” said Albert Rizzo of the institute. “And that’s really at the core of PTSD, this avoidance factor.”
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