Tuesday, June 17, 2014

2014 PEOPLE: THERAPY: T2 Virtual PTSD Experience, T2 PTSD Education

T2 Virtual PTSD Experience, T2 PTSD Education 
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Using the 3D virtual world of Second Life as the gateway, visitors to the Virtual PTSD Experience can take their avatars through simulated combat events and learn about how traumatic experiences can result in PTSD
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Map of the sim

Instructional plan, elegant simplicity

  • Causes
  • Symptoms
  • Next steps

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A New Way to Experience PTSD Education in Second Life

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Combat uniform
A cue to activate PTSD

What level of stress can you tolerate?

  • This is how it starts. 
  • The virtual world can simulate violence 
  • with no real risk.
  • But those with left-over anxiety can feel threatened.

Tour of duty finished
Effects just starting

Mall objectives
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When teaching adults, always give the objectives.

Take stock of yourself
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Relaxation can reduce anxiety
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How to get treatment
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