Prof Daniel Freeman at Oxford and OxfordVR is using an lNIHR grant to see if virtual reality could help to break that cycle.
He wanted to give those people a safe way to explore the scene of the delusion (like going outside). And learn/test what’s safe.
And for those of you who prefer podcasts...
I got this from BBC Radio4’s The History of Delusions. This is the episode on the Future:
And the paper:
Virtual reality in the treatment of persecutory delusions: Randomised controlled experimental study testing how to reduce delusional conviction. Daniel Freeman et al, Brit J of Psych, July 2016
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