Virtual reality therapy plunges patients back into trauma. Here is why some swear by it.

Virtual reality therapy has had some successes in treating PTSD in veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and September 11th survivors.

VR treatments are now cheaper as technology has advanced. Headsets that once cost $25,000 now cost less than $300.

Dani Blum of New York Times interviews a number of doctors on their views of the treatment’s pros and cons, especially in light of the rise in anxiety conditions due to the pandemic.

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