Wall Street Journal Features ICT’s Virtual Reality Therapy for PTSD

Published: April 6, 2011
Category: News

The Wall Street Journal highlighted technology developed by Skip Rizzo, ICT director of medical virtual reality, which uses virtual reality simulations to help treat Iraq veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Many clinical psychologists are using the tool to treat PTSD, with marked improvement demonstrated within six weeks, the story reported.
The story was part of a slide show featuring examples of virtual reality from the new book, Infinite Realities: Avatars, Eternal Life, New Worlds and the Dawn of the Virtual Revolution, by virtual human researchers Jim Blascovich and Jeremy Bailenson