[ExI] virtual ptsd

spike at rainier66.com spike at rainier66.com
Wed Dec 26 19:47:50 UTC 2018



From: Henry Rivera <hrivera at alumni.virginia.edu> 
Sent: Wednesday, December 26, 2018 11:14 AM
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Cc: spike at rainier66.com
Subject: Re: [ExI] virtual ptsd


>…Anything one perceives as life-threatening can become the source of ptsd or ptsd-like symptoms. Perception is reality. 


>…There are companies that sell virtual reality based therapy tools like Virtual Iraq where one can re-experience scenarios and become desensitized to them or play out different outcomes. Those systems include tactile surfaces to sit on that rumble, smells from battle, replica weapons, and the usual visual-audio VR…  Henry




Perhaps one can think of PTSD as the flip side of a crush, as one might have on a sweetheart.  One’s brain gets so filled with images and virtual video, we end up with songs about it such as: Dree ee ee ee aam dreee ee ee am… when I want you… in my arms, when I want you and all your charms, whenever I waaaant you all I have to do is dree ee ee  am...


https://www.google.com/search?ei=oM0jXNjkCNC-0PEPpPun2Ac <https://www.google.com/search?ei=oM0jXNjkCNC-0PEPpPun2Ac&q=dream+when+i+want+you+in+my+arms&oq=dream+when+I+wa&gs_l=psy-ab.1.0.0l3j0i22i30l7.3298800.3303750..3305458...0.0..0.87.1011.15......0....1..gws-wiz.......0i71j0i67j0i131j0i131i67j0i10.NOKuZQDfEPU> &q=dream+when+i+want+you+in+my+arms&oq=dream+when+I+wa&gs_l=psy-ab.1.0.0l3j0i22i30l7.3298800.3303750..3305458...0.0..0.87.1011.15......0....1..gws-wiz.......0i71j0i67j0i131j0i131i67j0i10.NOKuZQDfEPU


Oh man there hasta be a way to make a buttload offa this notion.



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