VR technology is being trialled to help people overcome social situations by simulating everyday events like shopping, as shown in this image. Photo: The Chinese University of Hong Kong VR technology is being trialled to help people overcome social situations by simulating everyday events like shopping, as shown in this image. Photo: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
VR technology is being trialled to help people overcome social situations by simulating everyday events like shopping, as shown in this image. Photo: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Wellness

Suffer from social anxiety? How VR therapy can help with everyday situations like shopping and dealing with clients

  • Participants with social anxiety reported feeling less anxious during social interactions after taking part in a Hong Kong virtual reality therapy trial
  • Potential benefits of VR therapy involve it being a more affordable and accessible treatment, and avoiding possible awkwardness in talking to a real therapist

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VR technology is being trialled to help people overcome social situations by simulating everyday events like shopping, as shown in this image. Photo: The Chinese University of Hong Kong VR technology is being trialled to help people overcome social situations by simulating everyday events like shopping, as shown in this image. Photo: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
VR technology is being trialled to help people overcome social situations by simulating everyday events like shopping, as shown in this image. Photo: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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