How virtual reality is helping patients with phobias, anxiety disorders and more © Joseph Eddins/US Air Force

How virtual reality is helping patients with phobias, anxiety disorders and more

Professor Daniel Freeman explains how VR can be used to treat a variety of mental health problems.

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For the next in the series, we speak to Daniel Freeman, a Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Oxford. Daniel has been working with virtual reality technology since 2001 and is a founder of Oxford VR, a University of Oxford spinout company.

He tells us about using virtual reality to treat mental health problems.

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