An ABC News feature takes a look at what may be the next big thing in addiction treatment: virtual reality.
Some researchers hope that using virtual reality to place clients in a controlled, 3D setting where they will likely experience cravings or the temptation to use can reduce the likelihood of relapse. These virtual reality scenarios allow therapists to provide real-time support and prepare their clients for tough, real-life situations.
With the decreasing price of virtual reality technology, this type of exposure treatment may become more and more common in the addiction community.
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