Creating virtual environments for phobia treatment

Abstract

In this paper, we try to present the problems of the modern approach to treating various phobias. Virtual environments created by virtual reality (VR) tools can help to make the treatment of certain types of phobias more efficient. Attention to this form of phobia treatment with the help of VR is on the rise in the world, so we are also monitoring its development, as well. Our paper introduces the necessary hardware and software that has been piloted in our department, but also methods of creating virtual environments, models and application designed for medical therapies of patients. In ourworkwe have searched for and tested the following methods for creating virtual environments: A) modelling using computer graphics, B) modelling animation using animation programs, C) taking pictures of static objects and scenes, D) filming moving objects and scenes using classic video or special scanning techniques to create 360∘ panoramas or E) any combination of these methods.

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