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An Augmented Reality System for Treating Psychological Disorders: Application to Phobia to Cockroaches
Found in: Mixed and Augmented Reality, IEEE / ACM International Symposium on
By M. C. Juan, C. Botella, M. Alcañiz, R. Baños, C. Carrion, M. Melero, J. A. Lozano
Issue Date:November 2004
pp. 256-257
Augmented Reality has been used in many fields, but it has not been used to treat psychological disorders. Augmented Reality presents several advantages respect to: the traditional treatment of psychological disorders and Virtual Reality treatments. In thi...
The Therapeutic Lamp: Treating Small-Animal Phobias
Found in: IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications
By M. Wrzesien,M. Alcañiz,C. Botella,J-M Burkhardt,J. Bretón-López,M. Ortega,D. B. Brotons
Issue Date:January 2013
pp. 80-86
We all have an irrational fear or two. Some of us get scared by an unexpected visit from a spider in our house; others get nervous when they look down from a high building. Fear is an evolutionary and adaptive function that can promote self-preservation an...