Is the use of virtual reality technology for psychological or occupational therapy. Patients receiving virtual reality therapy navigate through digitally created environments and complete specially designed tasks often tailored to treat a specific ailment. Technology can range from a simple PC and keyboard setup, to a modern virtual reality headset. It is widely used as an alternative form of exposure therapy, in which patients interact with harmless virtual representations of traumatic stimuli in order to reduce fear responses. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_reality_therapy
• So far this has been used to help with: Anxiety, phobias, PTSD, Sleep disorders, pain management, stress reduction and many more.https://appreal-vr.com/blog/virtual-reality-therapy-potential/
• VR is also used in guided meditations.
•The real feel The power of VR therapy comes from the fact that people automatically react to fear cues, even in an environment they consciously know isn’t real. That’s because the brain’s emotional command center, or limbic system, responds to stressors in a matter of milliseconds. Way faster then logic can kick in. https://www.sciencenews.org/article/virtual-reality-therapy-has-real-life-benefits-some-mental-disorders