Device shows life as schizophrenic

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POSTED: Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 9:00am

UPDATED: Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 9:04am

With the help of a virtual reality machine, Adventist Medical Center in Portland, Oregon is teaching employees what it's like to be schizophrenic.

"We believe they need to have a better understanding of mental illness so they can provide better care," said Dr. John Custer.

The machine mimics the mind of a schizophrenic person, with multiple images and noises bombarding the viewer.

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