A virtual reality exposure therapy for PTSD patientes controlled by a fuzzy logic system

  • Fernando M. de Oliveira (UERJ)
  • Regina S. Lanzillotti (UFRJ)
  • Rosa. M. E. M. da Costa (UERJ)
  • Raquel Gonçalves (UFRJ)
  • Paula Ventura (UFRJ)
  • Luís. A. V. de Carvalho (UFRJ)
Palavras-chave: Virtual Reality, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Exposure Therapy, Fuzzy Logic


This paper describes the main characteristics of two integrated systems that explore Virtual Reality technology and Fuzzy Logic to support and to control the assessment of people with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder during the Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy. The integration of different technologies, the development methodology and the test procedures are described throughout the paper.