Facing their fears: Virtual reality glasses are used to treat teenagers with anxiety and depression

Sarah Ostadabbas sets up a camera for a sleep study.

The high rates of depression and anxiety, even before covid-19, have increased over the past few years thanks to the pandemic. The World Health Organization estimates that these diseases affect a quarter of the world’s population and cost the global economy one trillion dollars annually. Treatment includes speech therapy, but there is only so much …

Read more