Volume 2 - Summer 2004

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Editorials 7

B.K. Wiederhold, G. Riva



CRITICAL REVIEWS


Virtual Reality in Mental Health 9

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


The Future of Cybertherapy: Ambient Intelligence and Immersive Virtual Telepresence 19

G. Riva



EVALUATION STUDIES


General Practitioners’ Attitudes Toward Telemedicine: The Italian Case 31

A. Gaggioli, S. di Carlo, F. Mantovani, G. Castelnuovo, M. Mauri, F. Morganti, D. Villani, G. Riva


Evaluating Psychiatric Patients Using High Fidelity Animated Faces 41

G. Csukly, L. Simon, B. Kiss, B. Takács


A Virtual Supermarket to Assess Cognitive Planning 49

E. Klinger, I. Chemin, S. Lebreton, R.M. Marié


Robotic Toolkit for Pediatric Rehabilitation, Assessment and Monitoring 59

A.D. Lockerd, A.J. Brisben, C.E. Lathan


Real Time Implementation of an On-Road Video Driver Drowsiness Detector: Two-Camera Profile Inputs for Improved Accuracy 67

M. Steffin, K. Wahl


A Clinical Protocol for the Development of a Virtual Reality Behavioral Training in Disaster Exposure and Relief 71

I.A. Tarnanas, G. Manos


Training Brief Intervention with a Virtual Coach and Virtual Patients 85

B. Hayes-Roth, K. Amano, R. Saker, T. Sephton


Addiction to Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games 97

B.D. Ng, P. Wiemer-Hastings



ORIGINAL RESEARCH


Virtual Reality-Enhanced Physical Therapy System 103

R.J. Kline-Schoder, M. Kane, R. Fishbein, K. Breen, N. Hogan, W. Finger, J. Peterson


The Importance of Significant Information in Presence and Stress within a Virtual Reality Experience 111

R. Viciana-Abad, A. Reyes-Lecuona, C. García-Berdonés, A. Díaz-Estrella, S. Castillo-Carrión


Effect of Performance Demands and Constraints Within Virtual Environments 119

D. Rand, R. Kizony, H. Brown, U. Feintuch, P.L. (Tamar) Weiss


Robotic Therapy at an Elderly Institution Using a Therapeutic Robot 125

T. Shibata, K. Wada, T. Saito, K. Tanie


Traffic Safety Investigations by Means of an Augmented Reality Driving Simulation: Neurophysiological Measurements in Sleep Deprived Subjects 137

R. Mager, R. Stoermer, K. Estoppey, F. Mueller-Spahn, S. Brand, A. Kaur, A.H. Bullinger



CLINICAL OBSERVATION


3-D Sound and Virtual Reality: Applications in Clinical Psychopathology 143

I. Viaud-Delmon, A. Seguelas, E. Rio, R. Jouvent, O. Warusfel


Virtual Driving in Individuals with Schizophrenia 153

S.A. St. Germain, M.M. Kurtz, G.D. Pearlson, R.S. Astur



Abstracts from CyberTherapy 2004, January 10-12, 2004, San Diego, CA, USA 161