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Vir­tual re­al­ity en­ables peo­ple to ex­pe­ri­ence a sim­u­lated prob­lem­atic sit­u­a­tion with­out any ac­tual, real world risk. For this rea­son many men­tal health ex­perts have been ex­plor­ing its ther­a­peu­tic po­ten­tial. Post-trau­matic stress disorder, fear of fly­ing, arachno­pho­bia and per­se­cu­tory delu­sions are just some of the ar­eas where VR has shown prom­ise.

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