Virtual World Online Helps Move Agoraphobics Into Real World

Virtual World Online Helps Move Agoraphobics Into Real World

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avatar-second-lifejpg.jpgOne woman can shop for groceries now for the first time in years, after learning to interact in a virtual world on the Internet called Second Life. She became virtually phobia-free by visiting with others like herself online and even sharing in a support group there through her animated alter ego. The website is SecondLife.com. (Read a related story: How ‘Second Life’ therapy helps Asperger’s patients WFAA-TV)

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