Day: 13 December 2021
Virtual reality helps patients cope with stressful situations
Being with people who give you their undivided attention. For the average person, this is basically an everyday situation. For people suffering from social phobia, this is a very stressful moment. Thanks to the Ekhi project which is being worked on by physicians from the University Hospital Brno and experts from the Masaryk University in Brno in co-operation with the team led by Tomáš Švec from the Faculty of Information Technology of the Brno University of Technology, patients suffering from various mental disorders will soon be able to train various situations or revisit stressful experiences in the safety of virtual reality. They will be accompanied by a therapist who will be able to control the situation and adjust the patients' stress level. For more information, read the article.