March' 2015

Teens who have been prescribed anti-anxiety medications may be more likely to abuse those drugs

Teens who have been prescribed anti-anxiety or sleep medications may be 12 times more likely to abuse those drugs than teens who have never received a prescription. In VRMI, we use an alternative to method to help people to clam down their anxiety and stress.

Checking email less frequently reduces stress

Psychologists at the University of British Columbia instructed half of the study's 124 adults, including students, financial analysts and medical professionals, to limit checking their email to three times daily for a week, while telling the other half to check email as often as they did before the study. Then the researchers reversed the instructions for the two groups during a subsequent week

Distracting patients at the dentist to lower their fear

Nearly one-quarter of all Americans avoid dentists because they're afraid, according to American Dental Association surveys. There's fear of pain, fear of needles, fear of drills, fear of blood, fear of gagging, fear of feeling helpless or having personal space violated, fear of being lectured for not brushing or flossing adequately and fear of being admonished for staying away so long...

Posttraumatic stress disorder

VRMI is happy to announce you his new therapy for treating posttraumatic stress disorder.


The INTERSTRESS project had a looked more closely on CBT protocols for treatment and prevention of psychological stress and burnout. This 3-year research study funded under the FP7 program by DG-CONNECT, European Commission, was completed in February 2014, and deliver us here its findings.

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Professor Dr. Brenda K. Wiederhold, Ph.D, MBA, BCIA
30 Clos Chapelle-aux-Champs
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1200 Brussels, Belgium
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Email: b (at) VRPhobia (dot) eu