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Cybertherapy [electronic resource] : internet and virtual reality as assessment and rehabilitation tools for clinical psychology and neuroscience / edited by G. Riva ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Riva, G.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in health technology and informatics: v. 99.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Washington, D.C. : IOS Press, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xx, 271 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1417590157 (electronic bk.); 9781417590155 (electronic bk.); 9781607509431 (electronic bk.); 1607509431 (electronic bk.); 1601294166; 9781601294166; 9781586034115; 1586034111.Subject(s): Clinical psychology -- Data processing | Internet | Virtual reality | Psychotherapy -- methods | Internet | Mental Disorders -- therapy | Electronic books | Psychologie clinique -- Informatique | Internet | R�ealit�e virtuelle | MEDICAL -- Psychiatry -- General | PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychopathology -- General | PSYCHOLOGY -- Clinical Psychology | PSYCHOLOGY -- Mental Illness | MEDICAL -- Mental Health | Informatique m�edicale | Therapie�en | Internet | Klinische psychologie | Neurologie | M�edecine -- Informatique | Neurosciences -- Informatique | Psychologie clinique -- Informatique | Klinische Psychologie | Medizin | Virtuelle Realit�at | Andre fag (naturvidenskab og teknik) Andre fagGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Aufsatzsammlung.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Cybertherapy.DDC classification: 616.89/00285/6 Other classification: 44.50 | CU 8590 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface / A. Barak -- Introduction / G. Riva, C. Botella, P. Legeron and G. Optale -- Cybertherapy Rationale: Advantages of New Technologies for Clinical Psychology -- Cybertherapy in Practice: The VEPSY Updated Project / G. Riva, C. Botella, G. Castelnuovo, A. Gaggioli, F. Mantovani and E. Molinari -- New Tools in Cybertherapy: the VEPSY Website / G. Castelnuovo, C. Buselli, R. De Ferrari, A. Gaggioli, F. Mantovani, E. Molinari, M. Villamira and G. Riva -- Virtual Reality and Psychotherapy / C. Botell, S. Quero, R.M. Banos, C. Perpina, A. Garcia Palacios and G. Riva -- Virtual Interaction in Cognitive Neuropsychology / F. Morganti -- Cybertherapy Experiences: Clinical Trials in the Treatment of Mental Disorders -- The Use of VR in the Treatment of Panic Disorders and Agoraphobia / C. Botella, H. Villa, A. Garcia-Palacios, S. Quero, R.M. Banos and M. Alcaniz -- Virtual Reality Exposure in the Treatment of Social Phobia / E. Klinger, P. Legeron, S. Roy, I. Chemin, F. Lauer and P. Nugues -- The Use of VR in the Treatment of Eating Disorders / G. Riva, M. Bacchetta, G. Cesa, S. Conti and E. Molinari -- Male Sexual Dysfunctions: Immersive Virtual Reality and Multimedia Therapy / G. Optale, M. Pastore, S. Marin, D. Bordin, A. Nasta and C. Pianon -- Cybertherapy Technology: Advanced Tools for Clinical Psychology -- New Technologies for Providing Remote Psychological Treatments / B. Rey, M. Alcaniz and J.A. Lozano -- Technological Background of VR / M. Alcaniz, J.A. Lozano and B. Rey -- Cybertherapy Ergonomics: How to Design Effective Cybertherapy Tools -- Ergonomics of Virtual Environments for Clinical Use / A. Spagnolli, L. Gamberini, P. Cottone and G. Mantovani -- An Integrated Approach to the Ergonomic Analysis of VR in Psychotherapy: Panic Disorders, Agoraphobia and Eating Disorders / C. Galimberti, G. Belloni, A. Cattaneo, M. Grassi, V. Manias and L. Menti -- The Future of Cybertherapy: New Scenarios and Applications -- Immersive Virtual Telepresence: Virtual Reality Meets eHealth / G. Riva, F. Morganti and M. Villamira -- The Future of Cybertherapy: Improved Options with Advanced Technologies / B.K. Wiederhold and M.D. Wiederhold.
Summary: Cybertherapy, the integration of telehealth technologies with the Internet and shared virtual reality, is used for two reasons: either because there is no alternative, or because it is in some sense better than traditional medicine.
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Preface / A. Barak -- Introduction / G. Riva, C. Botella, P. Legeron and G. Optale -- Cybertherapy Rationale: Advantages of New Technologies for Clinical Psychology -- Cybertherapy in Practice: The VEPSY Updated Project / G. Riva, C. Botella, G. Castelnuovo, A. Gaggioli, F. Mantovani and E. Molinari -- New Tools in Cybertherapy: the VEPSY Website / G. Castelnuovo, C. Buselli, R. De Ferrari, A. Gaggioli, F. Mantovani, E. Molinari, M. Villamira and G. Riva -- Virtual Reality and Psychotherapy / C. Botell, S. Quero, R.M. Banos, C. Perpina, A. Garcia Palacios and G. Riva -- Virtual Interaction in Cognitive Neuropsychology / F. Morganti -- Cybertherapy Experiences: Clinical Trials in the Treatment of Mental Disorders -- The Use of VR in the Treatment of Panic Disorders and Agoraphobia / C. Botella, H. Villa, A. Garcia-Palacios, S. Quero, R.M. Banos and M. Alcaniz -- Virtual Reality Exposure in the Treatment of Social Phobia / E. Klinger, P. Legeron, S. Roy, I. Chemin, F. Lauer and P. Nugues -- The Use of VR in the Treatment of Eating Disorders / G. Riva, M. Bacchetta, G. Cesa, S. Conti and E. Molinari -- Male Sexual Dysfunctions: Immersive Virtual Reality and Multimedia Therapy / G. Optale, M. Pastore, S. Marin, D. Bordin, A. Nasta and C. Pianon -- Cybertherapy Technology: Advanced Tools for Clinical Psychology -- New Technologies for Providing Remote Psychological Treatments / B. Rey, M. Alcaniz and J.A. Lozano -- Technological Background of VR / M. Alcaniz, J.A. Lozano and B. Rey -- Cybertherapy Ergonomics: How to Design Effective Cybertherapy Tools -- Ergonomics of Virtual Environments for Clinical Use / A. Spagnolli, L. Gamberini, P. Cottone and G. Mantovani -- An Integrated Approach to the Ergonomic Analysis of VR in Psychotherapy: Panic Disorders, Agoraphobia and Eating Disorders / C. Galimberti, G. Belloni, A. Cattaneo, M. Grassi, V. Manias and L. Menti -- The Future of Cybertherapy: New Scenarios and Applications -- Immersive Virtual Telepresence: Virtual Reality Meets eHealth / G. Riva, F. Morganti and M. Villamira -- The Future of Cybertherapy: Improved Options with Advanced Technologies / B.K. Wiederhold and M.D. Wiederhold.

Cybertherapy, the integration of telehealth technologies with the Internet and shared virtual reality, is used for two reasons: either because there is no alternative, or because it is in some sense better than traditional medicine.

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