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The Telegraph: Women Just as Easily Hooked on Online Porn as Men

Professor Brenda K. Wiederhold was featured in the article 'Sex Women just as easily hooked on online porn as men' More...

VRMI Attends Lt. Travis Manion Memorial

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Press Release - CYPSY19 Award Winners

Press Release - CYPSY19 Award Winners More...

Advances in Virtual Reality and Anxiety Disorders - Press Release

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VRMI Attends Biofeedback Federation of Europe Meeting

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Research finds using VR to carefully re-expose individuals to traumatic events reduces symptoms

A new study has shown that therapy using virtual reality technology can help combat veterans overcome post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, by re-exposing them to traumatic events in a simulated, controlled cyber-environment, researchers said Tuesday. To read the full article from Aljazeera, visit their website More...

Can Virtual Reality-Based Therapy Help Veterans Overcome Posttraumatic Stress Disorder?

New Rochelle, NY, March 25, 2014—Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is common among military veterans and together with the often-related anxiety, depression, and psychological and emotional impairment can dramatically affect quality of life. A type of virtual reality (VR) treatment called Graded Exposure Therapy (GET) can improve PTSD symptoms and may also have a positive impact on these associated disorders, as described in an article in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. 


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Brenda Wiederhold Featured in Smithsonian Magazine


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Virtual Reality Medical Center Featured in Shaping Reality Podcast

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Fear of Flying Virtually Disappears

Plane & Pilot Magazine: Using VR to treat Fear of Flying More...

Combat Related PTSD: Using VRET & Physiological Monitoring

Combat Related PTSD: A Multiple Case Report  Using VRET & Physiological Monitoring More...

Celebrating 16 Years of the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking (CYBER)

The journal, Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking (CYBER) celebrates its sixteenth birthday. 
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VRMI Featured in BrusselsLifeTech

Portrait of a new member of the Brussels LifeTech Cluster: the Virtual Reality Medical Institute

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Prof. Wiederhold Awarded Sr. Fellow in Neurofeedback

BCIA Congratulates Brenda K. Wiederhold, Brussels of the Achievement of Senior Fellow in Neurofeedback

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Prof. Wiederhold Awarded Fellow in Biofeedback

BCIA Congratulates Brenda K. Wiederhold, Brussels, Psychologist on Becoming a Fellow in Biofeedback

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CYPSY19 - Call For Papers

We have now begun to accept papers for CYPSY19! More...

Use VR Handhelds in Mass Casualty Disasters

The United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and hospitals have plans in place to handle people’s physical health needs, yet the mental health needs of survivors often get too little attention, too late. 

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Real-Life Inception: Army Looks to ‘Counteract Nightmares’ With Digital Dreams

 

The VRMC was awarded a subcontract on the grant "Power Dreaming", an Army-backed experiment in Washington State which will help traumatized troops battle their nightmares.

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CYBER18 Highlights

Highlights from the 18th annual CyberPsychology & CyberTherapy Conference was held in Brussels in July.

 

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China Hi-tech Fair 2013

Brussels, Belgium (June 27, 2013) – The Virtual Reality Medical Institute (VRMI) attended the China Hi-Tech Fair in Belgium, an overseas session of the China High Tech Fair in Shenzhen. More...

From Clinical to Cloud

The International Association of CyberPsychology, Training, & Rehabilitation’s Professor Dr. Brenda K. Wiederhold discusses increasing the quantity and quality of healthcare options…
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From Generation to Generation

The European Brain Council’s President Dr Mary Baker and Professor Brenda K Wiederhold describe the scope of ICT in helping older people stay healthy at home…
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Tackling Stress Head on

Using virtual reality to improve health and wellbeing… More...

EU "eHealth in Focus" Newspaper mentions Cyber18!

From 30 June until 2 July 2013, the 18th Annual CyberPsychology & CyberTherapy Conference will take place. Topics include: electronic health coaching, using virtual reality in treatments (for example after hand surgery), the new EU research program Horizon 2020, virtual body swapping and advanced technologies in the assessment and evaluation of psychological stress.

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Belgian Economic Mission to the United States

Brussels, Belgium (June 11, 2013) – The Virtual Reality Medical Institute (VRMI) was selected to participate in the recent Belgian Economic Mission to the United States, organized by the Belgian Foreign Trade Agency in collaboration with the regional institutions Wallonia Foreign Trade & Investment AgencyBrussels Invest & Export and Flanders Investment & Trade and FPS Foreign Affairs. More...

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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
tel: +32 (2) 880 62 26
Email: b (at) VRPhobia (dot) eu