Volume 2 - Summer 2004


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Editorials    7

B.K. Wiederhold, G. Riva


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


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


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


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