A new and innovative approach to treating fear of flying has been developed using Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy. This article discusses the development of Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy and reviews a case study of a fear of flying patient seen in our practice. Early results are very promising and may indicate that Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy may also lead to creative interventions with other anxiety disorders.
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Klein, R.A. Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy in the Treatment of Fear of Flying. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy 30, 195–207 (2000). https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1026518813266
- Virtual reality therapy
- fear of flying
- anxiety disorders