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Avatar therapy for people with schizophrenia

30 November 2017

A large proportion of people with schizophrenia experience distressing voices, which are often insulting and threatening. An experimental therapy which involves a face-to-face discussion between a person with schizophrenia and an avatar representing their auditory hallucination may help reduce symptoms, when provided alongside usual treatment, according to research led by King’s.

Read more about the research here.

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