Digital Care Project

    UCL has been working on the use of Virtual Environment within phobia treatment and research for a number of years now. Previous work focussed on social phobias and we have been collaborating on a number of experimental and pre-clinical trials on the utility of immersive virtual environments in treating these conditions.

    Within EQUATOR we are expanding our research to include agoraphobia and post-traumatic stress disorder. This will be within the urban context, using simulations of crowded spaces that are being further developed by equator and also large model rendering for urban contexts.

    Currently several studies are currently being undertaken with Equator's assistance: