First study of hybrid low-current stimulation virtual reality PTSD treatment seeks subjects

DR. MASCHA van 't Wout-Frank, left, and Dr. Noah S. Philip at the VA Center for Neurorestoration and Neurotechnology located at the Providence VA Medical Center in Providence. The pair are leading a team of physicians and scientists from CFNN and Brown University investigating whether a small amount of electricity can improve post traumatic stress symptoms and improve quality of life when used to augment virtual reality therapy. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE VA MEDICAL CENTER/KIMBERLY DIDONATO
DR. MASCHA van 't Wout-Frank, left, and Dr. Noah S. Philip at the VA Center for Neurorestoration and Neurotechnology located at the Providence VA Medical Center in Providence. The pair are leading a team of physicians and scientists from CFNN and Brown University investigating whether a small amount of electricity can improve post traumatic stress symptoms and improve quality of life when used to augment virtual reality therapy. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE VA MEDICAL CENTER/KIMBERLY DIDONATO
PROVIDENCE — Scientists and physicians at the Providence VA Medical Center and Brown University are investigating whether small amounts of electricity applied to the scalp…

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