publication . Thesis . 2012

Virtual reality: treatment efficacy and a tool to study reactivity in antisocial personality disorder

Phillips, O. C.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Nov 2012
  • Publisher: UCL (University College London)
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Part one is a meta-analytic review comparing the efficacy of virtual reality treatments (VRTs) and standard psychological therapies for achieving mental health symptom reduction. Outcomes from twenty-two randomised-controlled trials were quality assessed and meta-analysed. Results indicated that VRTs were equal to, and in some cases superior to comparative treatments, depending on the type of mental health problem being treated. Methodological and heterogeneity issues complicate interpretation. Continued methodologically robust research is required before recommendations for practice can be made with confidence. Part two presents an empirical study in which virt...
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free text keywords: Virtual reality; treatment efficacy; antisocial personality disorder; emotional reactivity.
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