Volume 16, Summer 2018


Contents

 

Preface                                                                                                                              v

Brenda K. Wiederhold, Giuseppe Riva, Stéphane Bouchard

 

Section I. Editorial

 

Brain and Virtual Reality:  What Do they Have in Common and How to Exploit their Potential

Giuseppe Riva, Brenda K. Wiederhold, Alice Chirico, Daniele Di Lernia, Fabrizia Mantovani, Andrea Gaggioli                                                                                            3

 

Section II. Critical Reviews

 

1.

An Overview of Factors Associated with Adherence and Dropout to Ecological

 

Momentary Assessments in Depression

11

 

Desirée Colombo, Pietro Cipresso, Javier Fernandez Alvarez,  Azucena Garcia Palacios, Giuseppe Riva and Cristina Botella

 

2.

 EHealth4MDD: A database of e-health systems for the prevention and treatment

 

of depressive disorders

18

 

Franziska Burger, Mark A. Neerinck and Willem-Paul Brinkman

 

3.

 Enhancing empathic interactions in mental health care: Opportunities offered

 

through social interaction technologies

25

 

Milou A. Feijt, Yvonne A.W. De Kort, Joyce W.D. Westerink and Wijnand A. Ijsselsteijn

 

 

Section III. Evaluation Studies

 


 

4.

Online and Offline Life: the Functional Use of the Internet During the Life Cycle

36

 

Martina Benvenuti, Patrizia Selleri and Elvis Mazzoni

 

5.

Acceptability study of a novel immersive cognitive care platform for remediation

 

of cognitive deficits

43

 

Catherine Proulx, Anne Cabral, Nusrat Choudhury and Patricia Debergue

 

6.

Immersive Virtual Reality to Improve Police Interaction Skills in Adolescents

 

and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Preliminary Results of a Phase I

 

Feasibility and Safety Trial

50

 

Julia Parish-Morris, Rita Solórzano, Vijay Ravindran, Vibha Sazawal, Sinan Turnacioglu, Ashley Zitter, Judith S. Miller, and Joseph P. Mccleery

 

7.

Can Twitter act as a tool of psychological resistance? The use of

 

#StopEnslavingSaudiWomen among Saudi Arabian women

57

 

Heyla A. Selim

 


 

 

Section IV. Original Research

 

 

 

8.

The Continuum of Self-transcendence: Flow Experience and the Emotion of Awe

67

 

Alice Chirico and Andrea Gaggioli

 

9.

Gender differences in attentional bias after owning a virtual avatar with increased

 

weight

73

 

Bruno Porras-Garcia, Alexandra Ghita, Manuel Moreno, Marta Ferrer-García, Paola Bertomeu-Panisello, Eduardo Serrano-Troncoso, Giuseppe Riva, Antonios Dakanalis, José Achotegui-Loizate, Antoni Talarn-Caparrós, Alexis Andreu-Gracia, Janet Treasure, Esteve Martínez-Mallén, Elena Moreno-Pérez and José Gutiérrez-Maldonado

 

10.

Educational Robotics to develop of executive functions visual spatial abilities,

 

planning and problem solving

80

 

Filippo La Paglia, Maria Margherita Francomano, Giuseppe Riva and Daniele La Barbera

 

11.

The Relaxing Effect of Virtual Nature: Immersive Technology Provides Relief in

 

Acute Stress Situations

87

 

Stefan Liszio, Linda Graf and Maic Masuch

 

12.

 

Using the Virtual Multitasking Test to Assess the Realization of Intentions: A

 

Preliminary Psychometric Study

94

 

 

Frédéric Banville, Marianne Provencher, Eulalie Verhulst,

Paul Richard, Jean-François Couture, Thomas Flores and Philippe Allain

 

 

 

13.

The Virtual Reality Working-Memory-Training Program

 

 

(VR WORK M): Description of an Individualized, Integrated Program

101

      Jennyfer Ansado, Jenel Brulé, Clelia Chasen, Georg Northoff and Stéphane  Bouchard

 

Section V. Clinical Observations

 


 

14.

Embodiment in different size virtual bodies produces changes in women’s body

 

image distortion and dissatisfaction

111

 

Marta Ferrer-Garcia, Bruno Porras-Garcia Manuel Moreno, Paola Bertomeu and José Gutiérrez Maldonado

 

15.

Assessing presence in videconference telepsychotherapies: A complementary

 

qualitative study on breaks in telepresence and intersubjectivity co-construction processes

118

 

Lise Haddouk, Stéphane Bouchard , Eleonora Brivio, Carlo Galimberti and Alain Trognon

 

16.

 

Virtual Reality Cue Exposure for Smoking Relapse Prevention: a Comparative Trial

124

 

Eric Malbos, Baptiste Borwell, Robin Cantalupi and Christophe Lancon

 

17.

The Validation of a Telepresence Scale for Psychotherapy Delivered in

 

Videoconference

131

 

Maxine Berthiaume, Stéphane Bouchard, Catherine Brisebois and Geneviève Robillard

 

 

 

Section VI. Work In Progress

 

 

 

18.

 Study Protocol for a randomized controlled trial of mindfulness training with

 

immersive technology (virtual reality) to improve the quality of life of patients with

 

multimorbidity in Primary Care: the Mindful-VR study

140

 

Priscila Palomo, Daniela Rodrigues De Oliveira, Bruno Pereira Nunesd, Javier Garcia Campayo Ausias Cebolla, Rosa Baños, Elivane Da Silva Victor and Marcelo Demarzo

 

19.

The “Decoding of Social Interactions in Virtual Reality” Tasks for Autism Spectrum

 

People: Development of an Intervention Protocol and Pilot Testing

148

 

Claudine Jacques, Viviane Cloutier and Stéphane Bouchard

 

20.

The influence of expectations on usability and visual appeal in a web environment

153

 

Milica Stojmenovic, Robert Biddle, John Grundy and Vivienne Farrell

 

21

The DataScapes Project: Using Letters, Proteins and Augmented Reality as Constituents

 

for Landscape Art

169

 

John Bonnett, William Ralph, Amy Brulé, Erin Dempsey, Joseph Bolton, Mark Anderson, Michael Winter and Chris Jaques

 

22

Simulating the inner voice: A study of sound parameters

166

 

Ding Ding, Mark A. Neerincx and Willem-Paul Brinkman

 

 


Section VII. Brief Communication

 

 

 

 

23.

 Virtual Reality environments to reduce dental anxiety

175

 

Filippo La Paglia, Marco Daino, Danilo Guarino, Salvatore Zichichi, Giuseppe Riva, Brenda K Wiederhold, and Daniele La Barbera

 

24.

Personalizing the Exergame Experience:   A Personality Tailoring Approach

170

 

Gerry Chan, Ali Arya and Anthony Whitehead

 

25.

User Study of Emotional Visualization Dashboard for Educational Software:

 

Description of the Study Protocol

182

 

Reza Ghasemaghaei, Ali Arya and Robert Biddle

 

26.

Analysis Of Binocular Imbalance Under Non-Immersive Virtual Reality Platform

 

in Normal Population

186

 

Li Xu Manqing Huang, Hang Chu, Shasha Pang, Mark D. Wiederhold, Brenda K. Wiederhold, Li Yan and Jin Zeng

 

27.

The Relationship between Amblyopia, Spatial Resolution and Binocular Visual

 

Perception Eye Position in a Pediatric Population

 

 

Bing Wang, Hang Chu, Shasha Pang, Mark D. Wiederhold, Brenda K. Wiederhold, Li Yan and Ying Zhi

 

28.

Virtual Reality Graded Exposure Therapy for the Treatment of Combat-Related

 

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder/Post Traumatic Stress: A Case Report 3 Years Post

198

Combat Deployment

 

 

Dennis Patrick Wood, Brenda K. Wiederhold and Mark D. Wiederhold

 

 

Subject Index

203

 

Author Index

204

 


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