Volume 11, Summer 2013


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Brenda K. Wiederhold and Giuseppe Riva

Section I. Editorial

The Quest for Active and Healthy Ageing: What Cyberpsychology Can Offer     3
Brenda K. Wiederhold and Giuseppe Riva

Section II. White Paper

Positive Technology as a Driver for Health Engagement                                      9
Guendalina Graffigna, Serena Barello, Brenda K. Wiederhold,
A. Claudio Bosio and Giuseppe Riva

Section III. Critical Reviews

VR Cue-Exposure Treatment for Bulimia Nervosa                                                21
José Gutiérrez-Maldonado, Marta Ferrer-García and Giuseppe Riva
Sitting/Setting on a Fence: The Use of (Video)Recording in Producing Data
to Study Edge Environments
Carlo Galimberti and Eleonora Brivio

Section IV. Evaluation Studies

The German VR Simulation Realism Scale – Psychometric Construction for
Virtual Reality Applications with Virtual Humans
Sandra Poeschl and Nicola Doering

Virtual Multiple Errands Test: Reliability, Usability and Possible Applications       38
Elisa Pedroli, Pietro Cipresso, Silvia Serino, Federica Pallavicini,

Giovanni Albani and Giuseppe Riva

Validation of a Low-Cost EEG Device for Mood Induction Studies                       43
Alejandro Rodríguez, Beatriz Rey and Mariano Alcañiz

Virtual Reality as a Method for Evaluation and Therapy After Traumatic
Hand Surgery
Adriana Sarah Nica, Consuela Monica Brailescu and
Rodica Gabriela Scarlet

Methodology Case Study of the Application of Haptics to Combat Medic
Training Programs
Kenneth Gao, Brenda K. Wiederhold, Lingjun Kong and
Mark D. Wiederhold

Clinical Experiment to Assess Effectiveness of Virtual Reality Teen Smoking
Cessation Program
Kenneth Gao, Mark D. Wiederhold, Lingjun Kong and
Brenda K. Wiederhold

Section V. Original Research

Psychophysiological Correlates of Flow During Daily Activities                            65
Andrea Gaggioli, Pietro Cipresso, Silvia Serino and Giuseppe Riva

Designing a Serious Game for In-Field Interventions to Promote Nightlife
Luciano Gamberini, Luca Zamboni, Alessandro Privitera, Gianni De Giuli,
Chiara Villa and Anna Spagnolli

The Impact of Different Perceptual Cues on Fear and Presence in Virtual
Henrik M. Peperkorn and Andreas Mühlberger

The Development of a Haptic Virtual Reality Environment to Study Body
Image and Affect
Line Tremblay, Stephane Bouchard, Brahim Chebbi, Lai Wei,
Johana Monthuy-Blanc and Dominic Boulanger

Cyberbullying in Cyprus – Associated Parenting Style and Psychopathology      85
Georgios Floros, Anna Paradeisioti, Michalis Hadjimarcou,
Demetrios G. Mappouras, Olga Kalakouta, Penelope Avagianou
and Konstantinos Siomos

The Impact of Internet and PC Addiction in School Performance of Cypriot
Konstantinos Siomos, Anna Paradeisioti, Michalis Hadjimarcou,
Demetrios G. Mappouras, Olga Kalakouta, Penelope Avagianou
and Georgios Floros

Priming to Induce Paranoid Thought in a Non Clinical Population                        95
Reza Giga Isnanda, Willem-Paul Brinkman, Wim Veling,
Mark van der Gaag and Mark Neerincx

Drugs Don’t Work in Patients Who Don’t Take Them: Dr. Drin, the New ICT
Paradigm for Chronic Therapies     
Raffaello Brondi, Filippo Bannò, Sara Bendinelli, Christian Castelli,
Antonio Mancina, Mauro Marinoni, Daniele Sartiano,
Francesca Sernissi and Paolo Bongioanni

Cue-Elicited Anxiety and Craving for Food Using Virtual Reality Scenarios        105
Marta Ferrer-García, José Gutiérrez-Maldonado and Joana Pla

Assessment of Frontal Brain Functions in Alcoholics Following a Health
Mobile Cognitive Stimulation Approach
Pedro Gamito, Jorge Oliveira, Paulo Lopes, Diogo Morais,
Rodrigo Brito, Tomaz Saraiva, Marta Bastos, Sara Cristóvão,
Cristiana Caçôete and Felipe Picareli

Heart Rate Response to Fear Conditioning and Virtual Reality
in Subthreshold PTSD
Michael J. Roy, Michelle E. Costanzo, Tanja Jovanovic, Suzanne Leaman,
Patricia Taylor, Seth D. Norrholm and Albert A. Rizzo

What Do Audiences Do When They Sit and Listen?                                            120
Ana-Despina Tudor, Sandra Poeschl and Nicola Doering

The Effect of Military Motion-Assisted Memory Desensitization and
Reprocessing Treatment on the Symptoms of Combat-Related Post
Traumatic Stress Disorder: First Preliminary Results     
Eric Vermetten, Lydia Meijer, Peter van der Wurff and Agali Mert

Section VI. Clinical Observations

Evaluating Virtual Reality Mood Induction Procedures with Portable EEG
Alejandro Rodríguez, Beatriz Rey and Mariano Alcañiz

Measuring Presence During the Navigation in a Virtual Environment Using
Miriam Clemente, Alejandro Rodríguez, Beatriz Rey and Mariano Alcañiz
Neurocognition, Presence and Acceptance of a VR Programme for Psychotic
Patients: A Correlational Study
Mar Rus-Calafell, José Gutiérrez-Maldonado and Joan Ribas-Sabaté

Section VII. Work in Progress

Contactless Bio-Behavioral Technologies for Virtual Reality                                149
Pietro Cipresso, Silvia Serino, Andrea Gaggioli, Giovanni Albani and
Giuseppe Riva

Evaluation of a Personal Mobile Coaching Service for Health Tracking               154
Fabiana Gatti, Eleonora Brivio and Carlo Galimberti

Cognitive Rehabilitation of Schizophrenia Through Neurovr Training                  158
Filippo La Paglia, Caterina La Cascia, Rosalinda Rizzo, Lucia Sideli,
Antonio Francomano and Daniele La Barbera

Peak Provoked Craving After Smoking Cessation                                               163
Irene Pericot-Valverde, Olaya García-Rodríguez,
Mar Rus-Calafell, Sergio Fernández-Artamendi,
Marta Ferrer-García and José Gutiérrez-Maldonado

Designing Virtual Environments to Measure Behavioral Correlates of
State-Level Body Satisfaction
Clare K. Purvis, Megan Jones, Jakki Bailey, Jeremy Bailenson and
C. Barr Taylor

The COST Action on Cyberbullying: Developing an International Network          173
Peter K. Smith and Georges Steffgen

Estimation of Usefulness of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) in
the Diagnosis of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders – Preliminary Report
D. Wojtłowska-Wiechetek, R. Tworus, M. Dziuk, A. Petrovic, S. Szymańska,
M. Zbyszewski, S. Ilnicki and P. Krzesińsk
Giuseppe Riva,
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