888.298.HOPE

Posts Tagged ‘VR’

By On August 8th, 2018

VR Technology May Bridge The Gap In Eating Disorder Treatment

For someone with an eating disorder, even the most innocuous activities can be dread-inducing. Going out to eat, shopping at the mall, or showing up at events can feel like nightmares brought to life, as those with eating disorders are forced to confront their triggers face-to-face. This is why a common part of the most…

Read

By On May 14th, 2018

Is virtual reality the future of eating disorder treatment?

Eating disorders have always been notoriously hard to treat, with many people requiring inpatient treatment, long-term counseling, and potentially medication to eventually achieve recovery. However, a new report suggests that eating disorder treatment could one day utilize virtual reality (VR) to more effectively treat individuals in safe, controlled environments. The report is the result of…

Read
Logo Logo

©2020 Brookhaven Hospital. All Rights Reserved.