Date of Graduation
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
This paper examines the effects of virtual reality therapy on acrophobia. Virtual reality therapy is a valuable tool that can be utilized to expose individuals to their phobias in a controlled, virtual setting with the use of technology. Acrophobia is described as an extreme fear of heights and can interfere with the daily lives of individuals. In this review, four studies were examined that focused on the use of virtual reality therapy in individuals with acrophobia. The overall findings indicated that virtual reality therapy was effective in reducing symptoms of acrophobia. Furthermore, this literature review examines the benefits and successful methods of virtual reality therapy and highlights the versatility and importance of the utilization of virtual reality therapy.
virtual reality therapy, acrophobia, phobia, healthcare
Zobal, E. (2021). The Effects of Virtual Reality Therapy on Acrophobia: A Literature Review. The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing Undergraduate Honors Theses Retrieved from https://scholarworks.uark.edu/nursuht/151