Volume 1 - Summer 2003


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Editorials  7                                                                                    

B.K. Wiederhold, G. Riva


Exploring the Potentials of Robotic Psychology and Robotherapy   9

E. Libin

The Disappearance of Computing in Health Care    13

G. Riva


The Construction of an Online Virtual Reality Treatment System    19

M. Alcañiz, C. Botella, R. Baños, C. Perpiñá, B. Rey, J.A. Lozano, V. Guillén, F. Barrera, J.A. Gil

The Creation of V-STORE     29

C. Lo Priore, G. Castelnuovo, D. Liccione

Smoke and Mirrors: A Virtual Reality Debunking Environment     37

S. Brown

Persons and Their Artificial Partners Robotherapy as an Alternative Non-Pharmacological Treatment    45

A. Libin

The Importance of the Virtual Market and the Modification of Drug Scenarios    53

M. Leoni, F. Schifano, S. Rawaf, F. Rovetto, H. Ghodse


A Pilot Study of a Thought/Facial Controlled Robotic Arm for Brain Injured and Quadriplegic Persons   64

E. P. Doherty, C. Chen, B. Adams, C. Bloor, J. Rizzo

Tactile Illusion in a Real Hand Evoked by a Synchronous Visual Stimulus on a Virtual Hand   67

J. Ku, W. Cho, K. Kim, B. Kim, W. Hahn, J.H. Lee, S. M. Lee, I.Y. Kim, S.I. Kim

Visual Stimulation: Non-Pharmacological Pain Relief    73

M. Tse

Virtual Reality as a Psychosocial Coping Environment     77

I. Tarnanas, I. Tsoukalas, A. Stogiannidou

Combining Virtual Reality Experiments with Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Initial Work Assessing Human Spatial Navigation  83 

J. Graham, G. Quintin, R. Mraz, J. Hong, K. Zakzanis

Three Studies Using an fMRI Compatible Virtual Reality System    99

S. Baumann, C. Neff, S. Fetzick, G. Stangl, L. Basler, R. Vereneck, W. Schneider


Designing Virtual Worlds to Treat Social Phobia    111

E. Klinger, I. Chemin, P. Légeron, S. Roy, F. Lauer, P. Nugues

Virtual Reality for Psycho-Neurological Assessment and Rehabilitation   121

G. Riva, M. Alcañiz, L. Anolli, M. Bacchetta, R. Baños, C. Buselli, F. Beltrame, C. Botella, G. Castelnuovo, G. Cesa, S. Conti, C. Galimberti, L. Gamberini, A. Gaggioli, E. Klinger, P. Legeron, F. Mantovani, G. Mantovani, E. Molinari, G. Optale, L. Ricciardiello, C. Perpiñá, S. Roy, A. Spagnolli, R. Troiani, C. Weddle

Abstracts from CyberTherapy 2003, January 19-21, 2003, San Diego, CA, USA  129