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    STUDIA INFORMATICA - Issue no. Sp.Issue 2 / 2009  
         
  Article:   VIRTUAL REALITY REHABILITATION ENVIRONMENT FOR OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER.

Authors:  SORIN JIBOTEAN, RAREŞ FLORIN BOIAN.
 
       
         
  Abstract:   Medical rehabilitation often employs virtual environments due to their exibility, safety and low costs. The applications of virtual reality in rehabilitation ranges from post-surgery or stroke therapy to ADHD or phobias. The paper presents a virtual environment developed to train obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) patients to focus on the task at hand without trying to rst arrange everything to a perceived perfect pattern. The application is based on reports of high school results and exam behavior of otherwise good students who suerfrom OCD.

Key words and phrases. virtual reality, virtual rehabilitation, exposure therapy.
 
         
     
         
         
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