publication . Other literature type . Article . 2014

Exposición virtual como herramienta para el tratamiento del trastorno obsesivo compulsivo

L Gergina Cardenas; Sandra Muñoz; L Paola Oviedo;
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  • Published: 03 Mar 2014
  • Publisher: Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Vicerectorado de Investigacion
Abstract
In Mexico City 2.6% of population have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, this is a that impact the quality of life in the persons who presents, it was classified by WHO like tenth disability cause in the world, it´s for this reason that needs closer attention about mental health professionals, there are several studies about treatment for this disorder, between these we can find the exposure and response prevention treatment and cognitive treatment. The treatment could be perceived like aversive, and between 25 and 35 per cent of patients drop out the treatment to be due to experimented anxiety during exposure, Virtual Teaching Laboratory presents avirtual reality ...
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free text keywords: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, virtual environment, controlled exposure, anxiety, Trastorno obsesivo compulsivo, ambiente virtual, exposición controlada, ansiedad, Exposure and response prevention, medicine.medical_treatment, medicine, Cognition, Quality of life, Psychology, EXPOSE, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, Mental health, Mexico city, medicine.symptom, Population, education.field_of_study, education
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