publication . Other literature type . Article . 2013

How Technology Influences the Therapeutic Process: Evaluation of the Patient-Therapist Relationship in Augmented Reality Exposure Therapy and In Vivo Exposure Therapy

Wrzesien M; Bretón-López J; Botella C; Jean-Marie Burkhardt; Alcañiz M; Má, Pérez-Ara; Ar, Del Amo;
  • Published: 01 Jul 2013
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
New technologies have slowly become a part of psychologists’ therapeutic office. However, many therapists still have doubts about the possibility of creating a good therapeutic relationship with patients in the presence of technology. Aims: This study evaluates the development of the therapeutic alliance in individuals with small animal phobia disorder who were treated with Augmented Reality Exposure Therapy or In Vivo Exposure Therapy. Method: Twenty-two participants received an intensive session of cognitive behavioural therapy in either a technology-mediated therapeutic context or in a traditional therapeutic context. Results: The results show no significant ...
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free text keywords: Therapeutic alliance, Augmented-Reality, In vivo exposure, Small animal phobias, EXPRESION GRAFICA EN LA INGENIERIA, REALITE VIRTUELLE, [INFO.INFO-GR]Computer Science [cs]/Graphics [cs.GR], [SHS.PSY]Humanities and Social Sciences/Psychology, [SDV.NEU.PC]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Neurons and Cognition [q-bio.NC]/Psychology and behavior, Clinical Psychology, General Medicine, Psychotherapist, Augmented reality, Exposure therapy, medicine.medical_treatment, medicine, Animal Phobia, Cognition, business.industry, business, Therapeutic relationship, Emerging technologies, Alliance
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2013

How Technology Influences the Therapeutic Process: Evaluation of the Patient-Therapist Relationship in Augmented Reality Exposure Therapy and In Vivo Exposure Therapy

Wrzesien M; Bretón-López J; Botella C; Jean-Marie Burkhardt; Alcañiz M; Má, Pérez-Ara; Ar, Del Amo;