Can immersion in virtual reality help combat opioid addiction?
Opioid addiction is a crisis in the USA, where tens of thousands of people die from opioid-related overdoses every year. Noah Robinson, a clinical psychology PhD candidate at Vanderbilt University in the USA, is investigating how cognitive behavioural therapy techniques can be delivered through virtual reality environments, by non-professional coaches, to help people overcome their addiction to opioids
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