Volume 16, Summer 2018


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Table of 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

Desirée Colombo, Pietro Cipresso, Javier Fernandez Alvarez, Azucena Garcia Palacios, Giuseppe Riva and Cristina Botella     11

2.  EHealth4MDD: A database of e-health systems for the prevention and treatment of depressive disorders

Franziska Burger, Mark A. Neerinck and Willem-Paul Brinkman    18 

3. Enhancing empathic interactions in mental health care: Opportunities offered through social interaction technologies

Milou A. Feijt, Yvonne A.W. De Kort, Joyce W.D. Westerink and Wijnand A. Ijsselsteijn     25 

Section III. Evaluation Studies

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

Martina Benvenuti, Patrizia Selleri and Elvis Mazzoni         36 

5. Acceptability study of a novel immersive cognitive care platform for remediation of cognitive deficits

Catherine Proulx, Anne Cabral, Nusrat Choudhury and Patricia Debergue     43 

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

Julia Parish-Morris, Rita Solórzano, Vijay Ravindran, Vibha Sazawal, Sinan Turnacioglu, Ashley Zitter, Judith S. Miller, and Joseph P. Mccleery        50

7. Can Twitter act as a tool of psychological resistance? The use of #StopEnslavingSaudiWomen among Saudi Arabian women

Heyla A. Selim     57 

Section IV. Original Research 

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

Alice Chirico and Andrea Gaggioli      67

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

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     73

10. Educational Robotics to develop of executive functions visual spatial abilities, planning and problem solving

Filippo La Paglia, Maria Margherita Francomano, Giuseppe Riva and Daniele La Barbera      80 

11. The Relaxing Effect of Virtual Nature: Immersive Technology Provides Relief in Acute Stress Situations

Stefan Liszio, Linda Graf and Maic Masuch         87 

12. Using the Virtual Multitasking Test to Assess the Realization of Intentions: A Preliminary Psychometric Study

Frédéric Banville, Marianne Provencher, Eulalie Verhulst, Paul Richard, Jean-François Couture, Thomas Flores and Philippe Allain         94 

13. The Virtual Reality Working-Memory-Training Program (VR WORK M): Description of an Individualized, Integrated Program

Jennyfer Ansado, Jenel Brulé, Clelia Chasen, Georg Northoff and Stéphane Bouchard         101 

Section V. Clinical Observations

14. Embodiment in different size virtual bodies produces changes in women’s body image distortion and dissatisfaction

Marta Ferrer-Garcia, Bruno Porras-Garcia Manuel Moreno, Paola Bertomeu and José Gutiérrez Maldonado         111 

15. Assessing presence in videconference telepsychotherapies: A complementary qualitative study on breaks in telepresence and intersubjectivity co-construction processes

Lise Haddouk, Stéphane Bouchard , Eleonora Brivio, Carlo Galimberti and Alain Trognon        118 

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

Eric Malbos, Baptiste Borwell, Robin Cantalupi and Christophe Lancon         124 

17. The Validation of a Telepresence Scale for Psychotherapy Delivered in Videoconference

Maxine Berthiaume, Stéphane Bouchard, Catherine Brisebois and Geneviève Robillard         131 

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

Priscila Palomo, Daniela Rodrigues De Oliveira, Bruno Pereira Nunesd, Javier Garcia Campayo Ausias Cebolla, Rosa Baños, Elivane Da Silva Victor and Marcelo Demarzo     140 

19. The “Decoding of Social Interactions in Virtual Reality” Tasks for Autism Spectrum People: Development of an Intervention Protocol and Pilot Testing

Claudine Jacques, Viviane Cloutier and Stéphane Bouchard         148

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

Milica Stojmenovic, Robert Biddle, John Grundy and Vivienne Farrell 

21 The DataScapes Project: Using Letters, Proteins and Augmented Reality as Constituents for Landscape Art

John Bonnett, William Ralph, Amy Brulé, Erin Dempsey, Joseph Bolton, Mark Anderson, Michael Winter and Chris Jaques     169 

22 Simulating the inner voice: A study of sound parameters

Ding Ding, Mark A. Neerincx and Willem-Paul Brinkman         166 

Section VII. Brief Communication

23. Virtual Reality environments to reduce dental anxiety

Filippo La Paglia, Marco Daino, Danilo Guarino, Salvatore Zichichi, Giuseppe Riva, Brenda K Wiederhold, and Daniele La Barbera     175 

24. Personalizing the Exergame Experience: A Personality Tailoring Approach

Gerry Chan, Ali Arya and Anthony Whitehead         170 

25. User Study of Emotional Visualization Dashboard for Educational Software: Description of the Study Protocol

Reza Ghasemaghaei, Ali Arya and Robert Biddle         182 

26. Analysis Of Binocular Imbalance Under Non-Immersive Virtual Reality Platform in Normal Population

Li Xu Manqing Huang, Hang Chu, Shasha Pang, Mark D. Wiederhold, Brenda K. Wiederhold, Li Yan and Jin Zeng         186 

27. The Relationship between Amblyopia, Spatial Resolution and Binocular Visual Perception Eye Position in a Pediatric Population         190

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 Combat Deployment

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

Subject Index     203

Author Index        204


Giuseppe Riva,
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