Improving mental health

Emotion Sensing In VR: How VR Is Being Used To Benefit Mental Health

Cancer and heart disease are well recognised causes of ill health, however a recent report by the Institute of Global Health reveals that in terms of the impact on quality of life (measured by Daily Adjusted Life Years, DALYs), mental health conditions affect more people than cancer and heart disease combined. Furthermore, according to the World Health Organisation, approximately one in four of us will suffer from some kind of mental disorder. Those who don’t might still experience substantial anxiety and stress levels. Mental health disorders and psychological conditions influence our day-to-day activities, and in the U.S., it costs taxpayers about $467 billion in medical expenses ($2.5 trillion globally). ….[READ]

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