Having Alter-Egos In "Second Life" Helps People Cope, Reports Tracy Smith
January 29, 2008 11:11 AM
A woman uses Second Life on the Internet to help her agoraphobia. Tracy Smith reports on how the web site can help people fix real life problems with virtual ones.
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Free Online Treatment Program for Social Anxiety
Drexel University offers a free ONLINE treatment program for adults (ages 18-65) suffering from social anxiety disorder and living in the United States. This program is part of a study examining the efficacy of a treatment for social anxiety delivered through an internet-based program called Second Life.
Social Anxiety Treatment Using Second Life
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