VR App Schizophrenia

Hallucinations and anxiety are common symptoms of schizophrenia. A VR app can forcefully demonstrate to someone what these symptoms are like. The app includes a forest path along which users can experience a series of hallucinations during their "hike". The theme of anxiety is made tangible to the user as they cross a deep ravine on a slack line. The app was first presented at Psychiatry World Congress 2017 in Berlin, and it has since undergone further development.

Paranoia is represented by a weather chart whose forecast is transformed into the worst conditions upon closer inspection

Warning sign in front of a cliff

View from the bottom of the cliff looking up at the visible slackline

Goal of the hike

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