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The use of immersive virtual reality (VR) to predict the occurrence 6 months later of paranoid thinking and posttraumatic stress symptoms assessed by self-report and interviewer methods: a study of individuals who have been physically assaulted.

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Presentation of social situations via immersive virtual reality (VR) has the potential to be an ecologically valid way of assessing psychiatric symptoms. In this study we assess the occurrence of paranoid thinking and of symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in response to a single neutral VR social environment as predictors of later psychiatric symptoms assessed by standard methods. One hundred six people entered an immersive VR social environment (a train ride), presented via a h...

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10.1037/a0036240

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Journal:
Psychological assessment
Volume:
26
Issue:
3
Pages:
841-847
Publication date:
2014-09-05
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EISSN:
1939-134X
ISSN:
1040-3590
URN:
uuid:b54beed4-7575-446b-b94b-53cacdffdfff
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483737
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pubs:483737

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