Research group from the University of Houston have developed a "skag cave". This virtual environment is intended for addicts with heroin dependence. In three-dimensional mode for the patient is created by the party. In one case it's a drug injected into a vein in the other – sniffing, writes The Times of India.
Cameras project the three-dimensional characters-drug-addicts. The patient can interact with them. The main goal – creating a real environment in which most of the heroin. The subject is invited to resist the temptation to join the party.
Usually as adjuvant therapy psychologists use role-playing games and psychological trainings. However, the conditions of the doctor's office give an opportunity to relax not for everyone. Note that a similar experiment conducted with smokers and got positive results.