Trial ID or NCT#

NCT02764476

Status

RECRUITING

Purpose

The purpose of this study is to design and test the safety and feasibility of virtual reality technologies and experiences of egocentric avatar embodiment in the application of physical and cognitive behavior therapy in functional neurological symptom/conversion disorder. Investigators hypothesize that patients will safely use and accept this modality of treatment and will show evidence of a decrease in symptom frequency.

Official Title

Safety and Feasibility of Virtual Reality Therapy for Functional Neurological Symptom/Conversion Disorder

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Older than 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No

Investigator(s)

Kim Bullock, MD
Psychiatrist, Neuropsychiatrist, Psychotherapist
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Sarada Sakamuri, MD
Neuromuscular neurologist, General neurologist, Neurophysiologist
Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences

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CONTACT

Kim Bullock, MD
(650) 498-9111