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Virtual reality (VR) in assessment and treatment of addictive disorders: A systematic review
T Segawa, T Baudry, A Bourla, JV Blanc… – Frontiers in …, 2020 – frontiersin.org
Background: Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and behavioral addictions are common and require a multidisciplinary approach. New technologies like Virtual Reality could have the potential to improve assessment and treatment of these disorders. Objective: In the present …

Developing an automated VR cognitive treatment for psychosis: gameChange VR therapy
S Lambe, I Knight, T Kabir, J West, R Patel… – Journal of Behavioral …, 2020 – Elsevier
The automated delivery of psychological treatment using virtual reality (VR) has the potential to revolutionise patient access to evidence-based care. VR creates immersive, interactive computer simulations, which elicit responses similar to the real world. VR simulations …

Use of immersive virtual reality in the assessment and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease: A systematic review
F Clay, D Howett, J FitzGerald… – Journal of …, 2020 – content.iospress.com
Background: Immersive virtual reality (iVR) allows seamless interaction with simulated environments and is becoming an established tool in clinical research. It is unclear whether iVR is acceptable to people with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) dementia or useful in their care …

Virtual reality to relieve pain in burn patients undergoing imaging and treatment
MS Bermo, D Patterson, SR Sharar… – Topics in Magnetic …, 2020 – journals.lww.com
Pain from burn injuries is among the most excruciating encountered in clinical practice. Pharmacological methods often fail to achieve acceptable level of analgesia in these patients, especially during burn wound dressing and debridement. Virtual reality (VR) …

Use of virtual reality for the Management of anxiety and pain in dental treatments: Systematic review and meta-analysis
N López-Valverde, J Muriel Fernández… – Journal of clinical …, 2020 – mdpi.com
Background: Dental treatments often cause pain and anxiety in patients. Virtual reality (VR) is a novel procedure that can provide distraction during dental procedures or prepare patients to receive such type of treatments. This meta-analysis is the first to gather evidence …

Transforming treatments for schizophrenia: Virtual reality, brain stimulation and social cognition.
K Gainsford, B Fitzgibbon, PB Fitzgerald, KE Hoy – Psychiatry research, 2020 – Elsevier
Schizophrenia is characterised by delusions, hallucinations, anhedonia and apathy; while impairments in social cognition are often less recognised. Poor social cognition can lead to difficulties in obtaining and maintaining employment, academic progression, interpersonal …

Virtual reality clinical-experimental tests of compassion treatment techniques to reduce paranoia
P Brown, F Waite, A Rovira, A Nickless, D Freeman – Scientific Reports, 2020 – nature.com
Paranoia may build on negative beliefs held both about the self and others. Compassionate imagery may be one way of reducing such negative beliefs, and hence paranoia. Two studies tested this idea, one targeting compassion for the self and one targeting compassion …

Assessment and treatment of autism spectrum disorders with virtual reality: a comprehensive research chart
IT Miller, BK Wiederhold, CS Miller… – … , Behavior, and Social …, 2020 – liebertpub.com
2019 Zhang L, Weitlauf AS, Amat AZ, et al. Assessing social communication and collaboration in autism spectrum disorder using intelligent collaborative virtual environments Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders [Epub ahead of print]; DOI: 10.1007/s10803 …

Virtual reality treatment for public speaking anxiety in students. Advancements and results in personalized medicine
FJ Hinojo-Lucena, I Aznar-Díaz… – Journal of personalized …, 2020 – mdpi.com
Public speaking anxiety (PSA) is a common phobia in the student population. Traditionally, exposure therapy has been used as a treatment. However, the use of virtual reality (VR) is increasingly common to treat PSA. The purpose of this paper was to analyze the published …

Virtual reality and fear of shark attack: a case study for the treatment of squalophobia
E Malbos, GH Burgess, C Lançon – Clinical Case Studies, 2020 – journals.sagepub.com
Research treatment protocols are rare regarding an unusual anxiety disorder, namely the fear of sharks (squalophobia). As a possible solution, the effectiveness of virtual reality (VR) exposure therapy for this phobia was tested. The advantage of using VR becomes clearer …

Virtual treatment for veteran social anxiety disorder: A comparison of 360 video and 3D virtual reality
EE Nason, M Trahan, S Smith, V Metsis… – Journal of Technology …, 2020 – Taylor & Francis
Virtual environments have been increasingly used in conjunction with traditional cognitive behavioral treatments for disorders, such as posttraumatic stress disorder and social anxiety disorder. Research has found that virtual environments can be effectively used as an …

… health professionals and the relative weight of empirical evidence in favor of virtual reality exposure versus mindfulness in the treatment of anxiety disorders
K Nolet, G Corno, S Bouchard – Frontiers in human neuroscience, 2020 – frontiersin.org
Anxiety disorders are one the most prevalent mental disorder and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) with exposure is considered the gold standard psychological intervention. New psychotherapeutic modalities have emerged in the last decade and, among them …

Virtual Reality in the Assessment, Understanding and Treatment of Mental Health Disorders
G Riva, S Serino – 2020 – mdpi.com
Computer scientists usually describe virtual reality (VR) as a set of fancy hardware and software technologies. However, psychology and neuroscience are starting to consider VR as the most advanced form of human-computer interaction allowing individuals to act …

Go Virtual to Get Real: Virtual Reality as a Resource for Spinal Cord Treatment
E Leemhuis, RM Esposito, LD Gennaro… – International Journal of …, 2021 – mdpi.com
Increasingly, refined virtual reality (VR) techniques allow for the simultaneous and coherent stimulation of multiple sensory and motor domains. In some clinical interventions, such as those related to spinal cord injuries (SCIs), the impact of VR on people? s multisensory …

Efficacy of immersive PTSD treatments: A systematic review of virtual and augmented reality exposure therapy and a meta-analysis of virtual reality exposure therapy
LV Eshuis, MJ van Gelderen, M van Zuiden… – Journal of Psychiatric …, 2020 – Elsevier
Background Virtual reality exposure therapy (VRET) and augmented reality exposure therapy (ARET) are digitally assisted psychotherapies that potentially enhance PTSD treatment by increasing a patient’s sense of presence during exposure therapy. This study …

Readaptation Treatment of Mal de Debarquement Syndrome With a Virtual Reality App: A Pilot Study
SB Yakushin, R Zink, BC Clark, C Liu – Frontiers in neurology, 2020 – frontiersin.org
Mal de Debarquement Syndrome (MdDS) is comprised of constant phantom sensations of motion, which are frequently accompanied by increased sensitivity to light, inability to walk on a patterned floor, the sensation of ear fullness, head pressure, anxiety, and depression …

Effect of fully immersive virtual reality treatment combined with exercise in fibromyalgia patients: A randomized controlled trial
C Gulsen, F Soke, K Eldemir, Y Apaydin… – Assistive …, 2020 – Taylor & Francis
This trial was designed to evaluate the effects of fully immersive virtual reality (IVR) treatment combined with exercise training in fibromyalgia patients. Twenty patients were randomized into exercise group (EG) or IVR combined with exercise group (Exercise+ IVR). The EG had …

Task Offloading for Wireless VR-Enabled Medical Treatment with Blockchain Security Using Collective Reinforcement Learning
P Lin, Q Song, FR Yu, D Wang… – IEEE Internet of Things …, 2021 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
Wireless virtual reality (VR)-enabled medical treatment (WVMT) system, integrating the VR technology and the platform of the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), is a promising application in future medical industries. Multi-access edge computing (MEC) is an effective …

Challenges and Practical Considerations in Applying Virtual Reality in Medical Education and Treatment
T Baniasadi, SM Ayyoubzadeh… – Oman Medical …, 2020 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Despite the benefits of using virtual reality (VR) in medical education and treatment, some challenges and limitations result in the uselessness or misuse of this technology. Therefore, recognizing potential challenges related to VR might be helpful in the strategic decision …

The Use of Virtual Reality Technologies in the Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Systematic Review
MR Baeza-Barragán, MTL Manzanares… – JMIR mHealth and …, 2020 – mhealth.jmir.org
Background: Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a serious and progressive disease affecting one in 3500-6000 live male births. The use of new virtual reality technologies has revolutionized the world of youth rehabilitation. Objective: We performed a systematic review …

Virtual Reality Cognitive Training Among Individuals With Alcohol Use Disorder Undergoing Residential Treatment: Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial
P Gamito, J Oliveira, M Matias, E Cunha, R Brito… – Journal of Medical …, 2021 – jmir.org
Background: Alcohol use disorder (AUD) has been associated with diverse physical and mental morbidities. Among the main consequences of chronic and excessive alcohol use are cognitive and executive deficits. Some of these deficits may be reversed in specific …

Playful User-Generated Treatment: A Novel Game Design Approach for VR Exposure Therapy
D Alexandrovsky, G Volkmar, M Spliethöver… – Proceedings of the …, 2020 – dl.acm.org
Overcoming a range of challenges that traditional therapy faces, VRET yields great potential for the treatment of phobias such as acrophobia, the fear of heights. We investigate this potential and present playful user-generated treatment (PUT), a novel game-based …

The efficacy of virtual reality in the treatment of binge?purging eating disorders: A meta?analysis
TL Low, R Ho, C Ho, W Tam – European Eating Disorders …, 2021 – Wiley Online Library
Objective This paper aims to examine the efficacy of virtual reality (VR)?enhanced cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in the treatment of binge?purging type eating disorders compared to CBT. Method Four electronic literature databases were searched to retrieve …

Intensive Care Unit-Specific Virtual Reality for Psychological Recovery After ICU Treatment for COVID-19; A Brief Case Report
JH Vlake, J Van Bommel, ME Hellemons… – Frontiers in …, 2020 – frontiersin.org
A substantial number of ICU survivors are expected due to the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak, who are at risk for psychological impairments, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression. We designed a COVID-19 intensive care unit-specific virtual reality (ICU-VR) …

Embodiment in Virtual Reality for the Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain: A Case Series
MS Trujillo, AF Alvarez… – Journal of Pain …, 2020 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
This work is published and licensed by Dove Medical Press Limited. The full terms of this license are available at https://www.dovepress.com/terms.php and incorporate the Creative Commons Attribution – Non Commercial (unported, v3.0) License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by …

One-year randomized trial comparing virtual reality-assisted therapy to cognitive–behavioral therapy for patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia
L Dellazizzo, S Potvin, K Phraxayavong, A Dumais – npj Schizophrenia, 2021 – nature.com
The gold-standard cognitive–behavioral therapy (CBT) for psychosis offers at best modest effects. With advances in technology, virtual reality (VR) therapies for auditory verbal hallucinations (AVH), such as AVATAR therapy (AT) and VR-assisted therapy (VRT), are …

THREE USES OF VIRTUAL REALITY IN WORK AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY INTERVENTIONS. A DIALOGUE BETWEEN VIRTUAL REALITY AND …
A DE CARLO, F CARLUCCIO, S RAPISARDA… – … Methodology in Applied …, 2020 – tpmap.org
This study provides an annotated summary of available literature on the use of virtual reality (VR) in work and organizational psychology interventions. VR is a combination of technologies creating realistic virtual environments in which a person feels immersed. Its …

Treatment and compliance with virtual reality and anaglyph?based training programs for convergence insufficiency
MY Boon, LJ Asper, P Chik, P Alagiah… – Clinical and …, 2020 – Wiley Online Library
Background Convergence insufficiency may be treated by visual exercises designed to increase convergence while maintaining single, clear, binocular vision. However, compliance with treatment is problematic, as patients often cease treatment when symptoms …

Virtual Reality One-Session Treatment of Child-Specific Phobia of Dogs: A Controlled, Multiple Baseline Case Series
LJ Farrell, T Miyamoto, CL Donovan, AM Waters… – Behavior Therapy, 2020 – Elsevier
Specific phobia (SP) typically onsets in childhood and frequently predicts other mental health disorders later in life. Fortunately, childhood SP can be effectively treated with cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), including the exposure-based one-session treatment  …

VR virtual reality technology and treatment progress
S Lv, Q Zhang, L Wang – SID Symposium Digest of Technical …, 2020 – Wiley Online Library
Fear is a basic emotion of human beings. Normal people will have a fearful stress response when they face dangerous and threatening stimuli. Normal fear helps individuals to mobilize their physical and psychological functions to respond, and is an individual’s need for survival …

… Reality ever be implemented in routine clinical settings? A systematic narrative review of clinical procedures contained within case reports for the treatment of …
P Best, A McKenna, P Quinn, M Duffy… – … in Virtual Reality, 2020 – frontiersin.org
The evidence base for the use of immersive technologies, such as Virtual Reality (VR), for the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is compelling. Despite promising results wide spread use and adoption of this technology within routine clinical practice …

Using virtual reality in college student mental health treatment
N Sinha – Current and Prospective Applications of Virtual Reality …, 2021 – igi-global.com
When students leave home to attend college, they encounter many adjustments and new experiences. Some students have difficulty coping with the challenges they experience and over time may develop mild to severe mental health issues. Mental health illness among …

Virtual reality-based treatment for regaining upper extremity function induces cortex grey matter changes in persons with acquired brain injury
J Keller, I Št?tká?ová, V Macri, S Kühn, J P?tioký… – Journal of …, 2020 – Springer
Individuals with acquired brain injuries (ABI) are in need of neurorehabilitation and neurorepair. Virtual anatomical interactivity (VAI) presents a digital game-like format in which ABI survivors with upper limb paresis use an unaffected limb to control a standard input …

Virtual reality as complementary treatment in pain relief in burnt children
S Scapin, ME Echevarría-Guanilo… – Texto & Contexto …, 2020 – SciELO Brasil
Objective: to report the use of virtual reality and its effects on clinical parameters, pain and its consequences in the treatment of two burned children in a Burn Treatment Center in southern Brazil. Method: case report on the use of virtual reality in two burned children …

Pilot Study of a Virtual Reality Educational Intervention for Radiotherapy Patients Prior to Initiating Treatment
J Gao, S Liu, S Zhang, Y Wang, Z Liang, Q Feng… – Journal of Cancer …, 2020 – Springer
Virtual reality (VR) presents opportunities for innovative patient educational methods. This study used a combination of subjective questionnaires and objective physiological measures to investigate the impact of a VR radiotherapy (RT) educational system on …

Exploring the Benefits of Virtual Reality-Assisted Therapy Following Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Auditory Hallucinations in Patients with Treatment-Resistant …
L Dellazizzo, S Potvin, K Phraxayavong… – Journal of Clinical …, 2020 – mdpi.com
Background: Combining cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for psychosis with another psychosocial intervention comprising virtual reality (VR)-assisted therapy (VRT) may improve targeted outcomes in treatment-resistant schizophrenia patients. Methods: Ten …

Conquer Catharsis–A VR Environment for Anxiety Treatment of Children and Adolescents
A Lenz, H Hlavacs, O Kothgassner… – International Conference …, 2020 – Springer
In this paper we present a novel VR-based tool for the treatment of anxiety disorders for children and adolescents. The tool consists of a photo-realistic VR game, together with a biofeedback device, and a second screen for enabling interventions for the practitioner. We …

Predictors of Changes in Alcohol Craving Levels during a Virtual Reality Cue Exposure Treatment among Patients with Alcohol Use Disorder
O Hernández-Serrano, A Ghi??… – Journal of Clinical …, 2020 – mdpi.com
Background/Objective: Determining the predictive variables associated with levels of alcohol craving can ease the identification of patients who can benefit from treatments. This study aimed to describe changes (improvement or no change/deterioration) in alcohol craving …

Vlad-Virtual Reality Application for Treatment of Psychosomatic Conditions: A report at final stage of software validation process
SM Pappalardo – Mediterranean Journal of Clinical Psychology, 2020 – cab.unime.it
Vlad is an innovative serious game that aims to introduce Virtual Reality (VR) in psycho-therapeutical treatment related to emotions. It is a storytelling-based game, where the user is invited to create a tale using a determined series of 20 functions detected by Vladimir Propp studying Russian …

VR Acrophobia Treatment–Development of Customizable Acrophobia Inducing Scenarios
S Wagner, K Illner, M Weber, B Preim, P Saalfeld – 2020 – researchgate.net
Specific phobias are among the most common mental diseases, affecting the lives of millions of people. Yet, many cases remain untreated and even undiagnosed, partly due to entry barriers such as waiting times and inconvenience of therapy. To improve the …

VIRTUAL REALITY AND PSYCHEDELICS FOR THE TREATMENT OF PSYCHIATRIC DISEASE: A SYSTEMATIC LITERATURE REVIEW.
FJ Gómez-Busto, MI Ortiz – Clinical Neuropsychiatry, 2020 – search.ebscohost.com
Objective: Hallucinogenic substances or psychedelic drugs have been historically used by humans worldwide for centuries, and interest grows around them because of the therapeutic potential that they pose for mental disease. Virtual Reality (VR), has been highly developed …

… . VIRTUAL REALITY FOR IMPROVING SOCIAL ACTIVITIES AND PARTICIPATION (VR-SOAP): DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW TREATMENT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE …
D Muijsson, E van der Stouwe… – Schizophrenia …, 2020 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Background Young people with a psychotic disorder have the same social goals as their healthy peers, but their social networks are smaller, they participate less often in leisure activities and are less successful in work and education. Current treatments have only …

Treatment Effect of Psychoeducation and Training Program Using Virtual Reality Technique in the Patients with Depressive Symptoms
MJ Kim, SW Choi, SY Moon, HI Park… – Journal of Korean …, 2020 – KoreaMed
OBJECTIVES: To compare the clinical effectiveness of the virtual reality (VR) programs in assessing psychosocial problems, improving symptoms, and reducing suicide risk in depressive patients with those of pharmacotherapy. METHODS Thirty-six patients were …

Virtual Reality Assessment and Treatment of Spatial Neglect (VR@ SN)
L Evald, BI Hougaard, I Brunner, H Knoche – 2020 – vbn.aau.dk
Methods Development of a cross-platform, open-source, training game using off-the-shelf VR (ie HTC Vive) and eye-tracking (ie Pupils Labs) hardware applied to assessment and treatment of SN. Results A prototype whack-a-mole VR training game has been developed …

Cognitive behavioural therapy in virtual reality treatments across mental health conditions: a systematic review
M Dilgul, J Martinez, N Laxhman, S Priebe… – Consortium …, 2020 – cyberleninka.ru
Background. Virtual reality (VR) has been effectively used in the treatment of many mental health disorders. However, significant gaps exist in the literature. There is no treatment framework for researchers to use when developing new VR treatments. One recommended …

T218. A REAL ENVIRONMENT BASED VIRTUAL REALITY PSYCHOSOCIAL TREATMENT MAY HELP PATIENTS WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA TO INCREASE SOCIAL …
EI Ho?gelen, F Kartelli, M Berger, S Erinç… – Schizophrenia …, 2020 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Background Emerging new technologies may lead to the discovery of new treatment techniques in psychiatric disorders. Virtual Reality (VR) is being one of the newly developed techniques that has also taken its place in literature very recently. VR is a new technology for …

Acrophobia treatment with virtual reality assisted acceptance and commitment therapy
Z Çelik, FB Alptekin, KF Yavuz – 2020 – acikerisim.medipol.edu.tr
Exposure has an essential place in the treatment of acrophobia and technology may increase the success of exposure therapies in many ways. We predicted that the integration of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) with Virtual Reality (VR) technology would …

Strong Stimulation with Virtual Reality Treatment for Acrophobia and Its Evaluation
S Chang, M Ishihara – International Conference on Human-Computer …, 2020 – Springer
This manuscript discusses an acrophobia treatment procedure using virtual reality of VR technology and conducts a pilot experiment on feasibility. The core of our treatment produce is a exposure therapy with a strong shock. In our treatment produce, patients wear a head …

Virtual Reality–Based Treatment for Military Members and Veterans With Combat-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Protocol for a Multimodular Motion …
C Jones, L Smith-MacDonald… – JMIR research …, 2020 – researchprotocols.org
Background: Military members are at elevated risk of operational stress injuries, including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and moral injury. Although psychotherapy can reduce symptoms, some military members may experience treatment-resistant PTSD. Multimodular …

Utilizing VR Technology to Supplement Traditional Phobia Treatment
PØ Lohne, PE Larsen, R Alvsvåg, ES Larsen – 2020 – folk.idi.ntnu.no
Exposure therapy (ET) has, for a long time, been a solution to help cure patients of phobias. Virtual reality (VR) as a medium opened up many new possibilities, including an alternative to in vivo exposure therapy. The term” in vivo” is Latin for” within the living” and with this …

Memory Journalist: Creating Virtual Reality Exergames for the Treatment of Older Adults with Dementia
S Rings, F Steinicke, T Picker… – … on Virtual Reality and …, 2020 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
In this poster we show the intermediate results of our first therapy exergame for older adults with neurological diseases, in particular, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. It has been shown that regular exercises improve balance of older adults when performing everyday …

7 Virtual reality (VR) for the treatment of mental health disorders
D Freeman – 2020 – jnnp.bmj.com
Daniel Freeman is an NIHR Research Professor and Professor of Clinical Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, a consultant clinical psychologist in Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, a fellow of University College Oxford, and leads the Oxford …

Virtual reality for research and treatment of psychosis
RMCA Kolder – 2021 – research.vu.nl
This thesis reports on two clinical research studies. The first study researched mechanisms of paranoid ideation, including the ecological validity of virtual reality social environments for eliciting paranoid ideations and behavior, and safety of use concerning cybersickness …

AmblyopiaVR: Immersive Game-based Virtual Reality System for the Treatment of Amblyopia
S Greuter, A Douglass, R Woodcock… – Proceedings of the …, 2020 – dl.acm.org
Amblyopia is a childhood condition in which best-corrected visual acuity in one eye is poorer than the other. Current treatments involve forcing the brain to privilege the affected eye, usually by blocking vision through the better one. Few studies have considered the …

Integrating Virtual Realities and Psychotherapy: SWOT Analysis on VR and MR Based Treatments of Anxiety and Stress-related Disorders
L Ma, S Mor, P Anderson, R Baños… – Journal of Medical …, 2020 – diva-portal.org
Background: The use of virtual reality (VR) and mixed reality (MR) technology in clinical psychology is growing. Efficacious VR-based treatments for a variety of disorders have been developed. However, the field of technology-assisted psychotherapy is constantly changing …

Virtual reality as a tool for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cognitive impairment in the elderly: a systematic review
N Cibeira, L Lorenzo-López, A Maseda… – Revista de …, 2020 – europepmc.org
INTRODUCTION: In recent decades, research into the effects of virtual reality on different neurological disorders has increased exponentially. Yet, the literature focused on the beneficial effects of virtual reality on cognitive impairment in elderly people is limited. AIM …

A serious game using virtual reality for treatment of Amblyopia
ÁS do Prado, JC de Oliveira – 2020 22nd Symposium on …, 2020 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
Serious games and virtual reality are used in a broad range of applications. Medical applications are particularly strategical, due to the nature of related therapy and training. This work introduces a serious game aimed at exploring some characteristics of the human …

Impact of virtual reality game therapy and task-specific neurodevelopmental treatment on motor recovery in survivors of stroke
A Kaur, GK Balaji, A Sahana… – International Journal of …, 2020 – magonlinelibrary.com
Background/Aims This study aimed to compare the impact of virtual reality game therapy and task-specific neurodevelopmental training on the motor recovery of upper limb and trunk control, as well as physical function, in people who have had a stroke. Methods This …

Usability studies evaluating Virtual Reality treatment in Mental Health Care: a literature review
N Binnenmars – 2020 – essay.utwente.nl
This literature review aims to determine which usability dimensions are discussed and how these are measured in studies which evaluate the usability of VR interventions for the treatment of mental health symptoms. In three databases, 464 articles were gathered with …

… on Virtual Reality (VR) exposure for phobic anxiety disorders has been reported, however, the benchmark and golden standard for phobia treatment is in vivo …
TF Wechsler, F Kümpers… – … of Virtual Reality …, 2020 – books.google.com
Background: Convincing evidence on Virtual Reality (VR) exposure for phobic anxiety disorders has been reported, however, the benchmark and golden standard for phobia treatment is in vivo exposure. For direct treatment comparisons, the control of confounding …

Patients’ acceptance regarding the implementation of virtual reality in cancer treatment: A systematic review
ET Matejek – 2020 – essay.utwente.nl
Background. This review aimed at providing an overview of cancer patients’ perceptions of the implementation of virtual reality (VR) technologies during their treatment. VR was used in interventions to improve patients’ treatment conditions. Thereby patients’ verbal reactions …

Remote Treatment System of Phantom Limb Pain by Displaying Body Movement in Shared VR Space
K Saito, A Okada, Y Matsumura… – Proceedings of the …, 2020 – dl.acm.org
The phenomenon that amputees feel pain at the position of their lost limb is called phantom limb pain. Although the cause of phantom limb pain has not yet been medically elucidated, several hypotheses have been established from past studies, and some treatment systems …

Alternative Psychological Treatment for Patients with a Diagnosis of Entomophobia with Virtual Reality Environments
MP Navas-Moya, PT Mayorga-Soria… – … Conference on Systems …, 2020 – Springer
Virtual reality is a term that emphasizes the establishment of virtual spaces that simulate the context. Thus, the use of this technology is an alternative for the treatment of phobias caused by irrational and unexplained fears, through the practice of some traumatic experience …

Use of Virtual Reality as a Component of Acute and Chronic Pain Treatment
S Lindner, ME Latoschik, H Rittner – Anasthesiologie …, 2020 – europepmc.org
Future or reality? Treating acute and chronic pain is a part of the daily routine of clinical anesthesiologists. Commonly used analgesics have unwanted side effects or may even be insufficient as in chronic pain treatment. Virtual Reality (VR) could be a promising new …

Advances in the research of application of virtual reality technology in war trauma treatment training
Y Peng, LY Lyu, B Ma – Zhonghua Shao Shang za zhi= Zhonghua …, 2020 – europepmc.org
As an important medical support component for the army to preserve and enhance combat effectiveness and minimize the reduction rate of combat personnel, war trauma treatment has been highly valued. Modern war puts forward higher requirements for the pertinence …

The Effects of Virtual Reality in the Treatment of Stroke Patients
M Schoettle – 2020 – scholarworks.arcadia.edu
Stroke patients face many challenges on their road to recovery. Patients may lose motor function, speech abilities, and other important cognitive functions. They go through various forms of therapy to help rehabilitate them and improve their cognition, including physical …

… virtual reality and digital applied gaming interventions for the treatment of mental health problems in children and young people: the need for rigorous treatment …
C Creswell, B Halldorsson, C Hill… – Journal of Child …, 2021 – centaur.reading.ac.uk
Background: Mental health problems in children and young people are common and can lead to poor long-term outcomes. Despite the availability of effective psychological interventions for mental health disorders, only a minority of affected children and young …

Escape Room Virtual Reality: A Tool for Diagnosis and Treatment of Attention Deficit Disorder
AF Bejarano, JD Correa… – 2020 22nd Symposium on …, 2020 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is characterized by the lack of a long attention span. Both its diagnosis and treatment can be improved or helped using technology. Since the number of people suffering from it has been increasing for years, this paper intends to create a new …

Using Virtual Reality for Therapeutic Treatment of Phobia
L Jadhav, K Parekh, V Gupta… – … on Convergence to …, 2020 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
In this paper, we extend the use of Virtual Reality for treating various phobias. Virtual reality is used to therapeutically treat phobias efficiently. The study suggests in phobias the excessive amount of fear doesn’t correspond to the potential amount of danger of stimulus …

Embodiment in Virtual Reality as a Digital Therapeutic for the Treatment of Low Back Pain
BS Anthony Alvarez, BS Lincoln Nguyen, J Weinberg… – karunavr.com
Karuna Labs Inc. has developed the Karuna Virtual Embodiment Training™(KVET™) system to address the need for alternative, non-invasive, non-addictive methods to treat chronic pain. KVET™ uses a combination of virtual environments and avatars that provide …

VIRTUAL REALITY A REVOLUTIONIZED TREATMENT FOR STROKE: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW
CY Aishwarya, SN Kavya, MS Vidya, SN Gayatri Joshi – oaijse.com
Stroke rehabilitation requires repetitive, intensive, goal-oriented therapy. Virtual reality has the potential to satisfy these requirements. Game-based therapy can promote patients engagement in rehabilitation therapy as a more interesting and a motivating tool. This …

Public Perceptions on Using Virtual Reality and Mobile Apps in Anxiety Treatment: A cross sectional analysis
R Kirkham, C Batten – Reinvention: an International Journal of …, 2020 – reinventionjournal.org
New technologies such as virtual reality (VR) and mobile apps are increasingly being developed and trialled therapeutically to help treat anxiety disorders. Despite this increasing market, there is little research on how the public perceive the incorporation of these …

Design and validation of Virtual Reality software package with real images for treatment of attention deficit disorder symptoms
F Khojastebakht, J Rasti, M Tavakoli… – Advances in Cognitive …, 2020 – icssjournal.ir
Methods: The VR-based software package comprises 18 short panoramic footages with pre-determined scenarios, each of which includes the main topic and some irrelevant distracting factors. The intervention procedure includes watching two footages per session and …

Artificial Intelligence Supported Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Treatment of Speech Anxiety in Virtual Reality Environments
F Åhs, P Mozelius, F Dobslaw – ECIAIR 2020, 2020 – diva-portal.org
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has become a successful treatment to improve management of stress and anxiety in social situations. One of the most widespread social anxiety disorders is speech anxiety, and there are also studies reporting that speech anxiety …

Development and application of virtual reality software for the practical teaching of sewage treatment plant
QIU Yuan-hang, SUN Xian-bo, LIU Yong-di… – Journal of …, 2020 – txxb.com.cn
Currently, the practical teaching cannot meet the goal of talent training because students lack the opportunity to operate the equipment and observe the details of the project in the field trip of sewage treatment plant. To solve this problem, a complete set of VR-based …

Escape Room VR: a tool for diagnosis and treatment of ADD
JD Correa Arredondo – 2020 – repositorio.uniandes.edu.co
” Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is characterized by the lack of a long attention span. Both its diagnosis and treatment can be improved or helped using technology. Since the number of people suffering from it has been increasing for years, this paper intends to create a new …

Retraction: López-Valverde, N.; et al. Use of Virtual Reality for the Management of Anxiety and Pain in Dental Treatments: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J …
N López-Valverde, J Muriel Fernández… – Journal of Clinical …, 2020 – mdpi.com
The authors of a recent published paper [1] in the Journal of Clinical Medicine retract their paper due to the serious flaws in the study design and data presentation. These errors were reported by two readers of the journal. The authors would like to acknowledge both readers …

The efficacy of a virtual reality exposure therapy treatment for fear of flying: A retrospective study
A Gottlieb, GM Doniger, Y Hussein, S Noy, M Plotnik – bioRxiv, 2020 – biorxiv.org
Background: Fear of flying (FoF) is a phobia with 10-40% prevalence in the industrialized world. FoF is accompanied by severe economic, social, vocational, and emotional consequences. In recent years, virtual reality (VR)-based exposure therapy (VRET) for FoF …

Stereopsis deficiency treatment using virtual reality games in exotropic candidate for firefighter
D Maciaszek, M Wojtczak-Kwa?niewska – OphthaTherapy, 2020 – journalsmededu.pl
Background: Impaired stereopsis very often limits career options for patients with binocular vision disorders. Eyesight requirements for some occupations like police officers and firefighters usually include perfect visual acuity. In Poland, candidates for these professions …

Extinguishing the Use: implementing Virtual Reality in substance use disorder treatments for patients with a mild intellectual disability or Borderline Intellectual …
MC Georges – 2020 – essay.utwente.nl
This project involves implementing a virtual reality (VR) system into typical Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment sessions for patients with an intellectual disability (MID-BIF). Individuals diagnosed with MID-BIF form an at-risk group for a SUD. Their substance use …

Virtual reality clinical-experimental tests of compassion treatment techniques to reduce paranoia
F Waite, A Rovira, D Freeman – 2020 – oxfordhealth-nhs.archive …
Paranoia may build on negative beliefs held both about the self and others. Compassionate imagery may be one way of reducing such negative beliefs, and hence paranoia. Two studies tested this idea, one targeting compassion for the self and one targeting compassion …

Virtual reality exposure-based therapy as an emerging treatment modality for anxiety disorders
W Wang, S Wong – University of Western Ontario Medical Journal, 2020 – ojs.lib.uwo.ca
Anxiety disorders are the most prevalent mental health condition, affecting one-third of the population during their lifetime. Patient with anxiety may experience overwhelming fear to an irrational fear that can impair everyday functioning. Current treatment for anxiety disorders …

… occupations through home hazard identification and virtual reality?based training: Neuropsychiatry and behavioral neurology/treatment development and clinical …
F Ho?yin Lai – Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 2020 – Wiley Online Library
Background Falls are a common health hazard among older people and have become a major cause of disability. The risk of falling increases with age and many older people need extended hospital stays as a result of a fall, and some may be admitted to residential care …

… of changes in psychosocial functioning of patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis using virtual reality before, during and after treatment: a quantitative and …
E Misterska, M G?owacki – Journal of Medical Science, 2020 – search.ebscohost.com
This project aims to longitudinally assess changes in the psychosocial functioning of females with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis before and after completion of surgical treatment and implementation of cognitive-behavioural therapy. The planned study is a …

Is Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy the Future Treatment for Anxious Dental Patients?
KR Gujjar, A de Jongh – CDA JOURNAL – pure.uva.nl
Kumar Raghav Gujjar, BDS, MDS, and Ad de Jongh, PhD abstract Virtual reality exposure therapy (VRET) is a promising modality for the treatment of anxiety disorders. The aim of this paper is to acquaint the reader with the application of VRET within the general dental …

… of Shirani and Okuda regarding” Unilateral arm rehabilitation for persons with multiple sclerosis using serious games in a virtual reality approach: Bilateral treatment …
J Jonsdottir, G Perini, A Ascolese… – … sclerosis and related …, 2020 – msard-journal.com
We thank Shirani and Okuda (2019) for this insightful commentary on our article regarding the use of virtual reality serious games approaches to upper limb rehabilitation for persons with multiple sclerosis (MS). Their focus on future directions in this line of research is …

Exploring Potential Effectiveness of Jaccard index to Measure Treatment Integrity in Virtual Reality-based Social Training Program for Children with High …
J Moon, F Ke – researchgate.net
With the advent of virtual reality-based social training for autistic children, treatment integrity of training has been a key measure to determine the quality of the intervention. This study introduces Jaccard index to evaluate autistic children’s behaviors in guided discovery …

Multi-Modal Virtual-Reality Based Treatment for Canadian Armed Forces Members with Combat-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Computer-Assisted …
C Jones, L Smith-MacDonald, A Miguel-Cruz, A Pike… – researchgate.net
Abstract Background: Military members (MMs), including Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Service members (SMs), and Veterans are at elevated risk of experiencing occupational traumas which can cause operational stress injuries (OSIs) including post-traumatic stress …

… acids alone an effective treatment for symmetrical lupoid onychodystrophy/onychomadesis? Veterinary Record, 186 (14), 452-454. https://doi. org/10.1136/vr …
E Hunter, A Foster, H O’Dair, E Place – research-information.bris.ac.uk
A five-year-old, male neutered Lurcher dog presents to you with a history of onychoschisis on one claw progressing to onychorrhexis and onychomadesis, which is now affecting multiple claws on all four feet and causing the dog great discomfort and lameness. A sample …

Phobia Treatment Using a Virtual Reality System
M Leitão, V Cunha – ave.dee.isep.ipp.pt
A phobia can be described as a persistent and recognized fear of a circumscribed stimulus and consequent avoidance of that stimulus. A typical phobia, known as acrophobia, occurs when the feared stimulus is heights. The most common and most successful treatment for …

… as effective as high doses as the sole treatment for canine pemphigus foliaceus? Veterinary Record, 185 (21), 660-662. https://doi. org/10.1136/vr. l6563
N Swales, E Place, N Barnard, A Foster – research-information.bris.ac.uk
A middle-aged cocker spaniel presented one month ago with a history of crusting skin lesions and pruritus. Cytology of the lesions revealed acantholytic keratinocytes and a marked neutrophilic infiltration, with no microorganisms evident. Histopathology of lesional …

Virtual and augmented reality mirrors for mental health treatment: analysis and future directions
S Casas, C Portalés, L Vera, JV Riera – Research Anthology on …, 2021 – igi-global.com
Virtual and Augmented Reality Mirrors for Mental Health Treatment: Analysis and Future Directions: 10.4018/978-1-7998-3432-8.ch043: Virtual and Augmented Reality are technologies widely used in a variety of areas, including the medical sector. On the other hand, regular mirrors …