May 31, 2005

Virtual Reality Treatment for Schizophrenia?

An interesting story about how virtual reality is being used in Korea to help people with schizophrenia.

The article states "At the Virtual Reality Clinic of Severance Mental Health Hospital located in Gwangju, Gyeonggido, this virtual reality therapy program is being held on a daily basis. The clinic is the first professional virtual treatment institute for schizophrenia in the world. This character rehabilitation system using virtual reality was co-developed by a joint team headed by Professor Kim Jae-jin of the Mental Health Hospital and Professor Kim In-yeong of the Medical Engineering Lab of Hanyang University."

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