Studies in Computational Intelligence

Advanced Computational Intelligence Paradigms in Healthcare 6

Virtual Reality in Psychotherapy, Rehabilitation, and Assessment

Editors: Brahnam, Sheryl, Jain, Lakhmi C. (Eds.)

  • Covers recent research on virtual reality in psychotherapy, rehabilitation, and assessment
  • Presents computational intelligence paradigms in healthcare
  • Written by leading experts in the field
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This volume presents the latest research in Virtual Reality (VR), as it is being applied in psychotherapy, rehabilitation, and the analysis of behaviour for neurological assessment. This book will be of value to anyone already in the field and to those who are interested in the development of VR systems for therapeutic purposes. The contents include:

·         The latest literature reviews on VR in psychotherapy, psychological wellbeing, and rehabilitation

·         VR and cognitive behavior therapy

·         Increasing presence in VR for effective exposure therapy and treatment of anxiety disorders

·         VR military training for managing combat stress and preventing post traumatic stress

·         VR, mixed reality systems, and games for stroke rehabilitation

·         VR systems for improving vision in children with amblyopia

·         Therapeutic play in virtual environments

·         Healing potential of online virtual worlds such as Second Life

·         Neuropsychological assessment using virtual environments

·         Detailed accounts on how VR systems are designed, implemented, and best evaluated

·         Discussions of limitations, problems, and ethical concerns using VR in mental and physical therapy

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Virtual Reality in Psychotherapy, Rehabilitation, and Neurological Assessment

    Brahnam, Sheryl (et al.)

    Pages 1-9

  • Virtual Reality Supporting Psychological Health

    Stetz, MAJ Melba C. (et al.)

    Pages 13-29

  • Current Trends and Future Directions for Virtual Reality Enhanced Psychotherapy

    Safir, Marilyn P. (et al.)

    Pages 31-45

  • Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy for Anxiety Disorders: The State of the Art

    Meyerbröker, Katharina (et al.)

    Pages 47-62

  • Virtual Reality as a Tool for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: A Review

    Scozzari, Simona (et al.)

    Pages 63-108

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advanced Computational Intelligence Paradigms in Healthcare 6
Book Subtitle
Virtual Reality in Psychotherapy, Rehabilitation, and Assessment
Editors
  • Sheryl Brahnam
  • Lakhmi C. Jain
Series Title
Studies in Computational Intelligence
Series Volume
337
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-17824-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-17824-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-17823-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-44624-5
Series ISSN
1860-949X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 291
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