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VR for Stress Relief

A study published in the Scholarly Journal of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences looked at Healium’s ability to quickly improve mood and reduce tension before blood donations.

Written by Editor
January 17th, 2020

Virtual Reality (VR) has shown promise as a non-pharmaceutical intervention for both anxiety and pain management. Consequently, specially designed VR experiences may be a useful tool to counteract anxiety during procedures that require a blood draw. In the current study we examined negative and positive mood states before and after a brief VR intervention at a Red Cross blood drive. Results demonstrated a significant increase in positive mood states (Happiness, Calmness) and a reduction of negative mood states (Tension, Fatigue). These results support the accumulating evidence that VR has the potential to act as a powerful and effective tool for anxiety and stress management in anxiety-provoking situations. You can read the full study here: Scholarly Journal of Psychology & Behavioral Science

Written by Editor
January 17th, 2020
The science of Healium
Anxiety
Self Management
VR for Anxiety Reduction
Frontiers in Psychology published a study showing a reduction in anxiety after a 4 minute Healium experience. The study used quantitative EEG to measure the brain's reaction. Read the full manuscript below.
Increased
Positivity
VR for Positivity
The Journal of Neuroregulation published a study on Healium's effect on a specific brain pattern associated with feelings of positivity.
Mood
Improvement
VR for Stress Relief
A study published in the Scholarly Journal of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences looked at Healium's ability to quickly improve mood and reduce tension before blood donations.
Elevated
Empathy
VR for Empathy
This case study used quantitative EEG to examine changes to the anterior cingulate when watching a Healium virtual reality film.