Virtual reality is a new technology that has been applied to the treatment of several mental disorders. The first case study using this new tool was published in 1995. After ten years, several studies have been conducted in the field of Clinical Psychology, mainly in the application of VR for the treatment of anxiety disorders. The present work is a review of the use of Virtual Reality in the treatment of mental disorders. The advantages and limitations of virtual reality are discussed and the findings to date are reviewed.
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