21 Dec 2016 - By turning a smartphone into a virtual reality device, a group of developers and psychologists aim to help people overcome their deepest fears by clicking on an app.
Psychologists use a behavioral therapy technique called desensitization to help people with phobias overcome their fears. The therapy involves gradual exposure to the object of fear or situations that elicit fearful responses or recall stressful experiences. The therapy may be effective, but it may also be risky and costly, and often requires face-to-face interaction between the clinician and the patient....You must be logged in to view the rest of this article.
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