Psychology Colloquium Describes Exposure Therapy as Pain Treatment

Posted on 1/23/2015 12:14:13 PM

Zina Trost, clinical health psychologist and assistant professor at the University of North Texas, will present “Beyond Distraction: Exploring Virtual Reality Graded Exposure Therapy as Treatment for Pain-Related Fear and Disability in Chronic Pain” on Tuesday, January 27, at 3:30 in Uhler Hall, Room 114.

Trost will present her research on novel virtual reality gaming methodology aimed to optimize exposure-based treatment for individuals with chronic pain, focusing on chronic low back pain. Trost will provide an overview of the theory and previous research underpinning her recent work in this domain.  

Department of Psychology