Cybertherapy the provision of healthcare services using advanced technologies can help improve the lives of many of us, both patients and health professionals, while tackling the challenges to healthcare systems. It is recognized that integrating these new types of services in healthcare systems is a challenging task. The aim of this book is to support and encourage all the interested countries in this endeavor, by identifying and helping to address the main barriers hindering the wider use of cybertherapy and by providing evidence to build trust and acceptance. The structure of the book is divided in four main sections: 1) Critical Reviews which summarize and evaluate emerging cybertherapy topics, including interreality, cyber addiction and telemedicine; 2) Evaluation Studies that are generally undertaken to solve some specific practical problems and yield decisions about the value of cybertherapy interventions; 3) Original Research that presents research studies addressing new cybertherapy methods or approaches; and 4) Clinical Observations which include case studies or research protocols with a long-term potential.Results The final library should contain: a) the complete American Manual Alphabet, b) no less than 1000 sign words, c) no less than 50 ... Figure I. Schematic representation of the development process. used to generate videos suitable for the web, iPods, mobile phones ... User playing the game (left), game user interface.
|Title||:||Annual Review of Cybertherapy and Telemedicine 2009|
|Author||:||B. K. Wiederhold, Giuseppe Riva|