Cloud Based Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy Service for Public Speaking Anxiety†
AbstractPublic speaking anxiety is commonly treated using cognitive behavioral therapy. During the therapy session, the patient is either asked to vividly imagine and describe the feared stimulus or is confronted with it in the real world. Sometimes, however, it can be hard to imagine the object of fear or to create a controllable environment that contains this stimulus. Virtual reality exposure therapy (VRET) can help solve these problems by placing the patient in a simulated 3D environment. While standalone VRET applications have been investigated for more than 25 years, we are analyzing the viability of a cloud-based VRET system. In this paper, we discuss the architectural and technical choices made in order to create a mobile and lightweight solution that can be easily adapted by any psychology clinic. Moreover, we are analyzing data gathered from 30 participants who have undergone a VRET session for public speaking anxiety. Finally, the collected psychophysiological signals including galvanic skin response (GSR) and skin temperature are processed and investigated in order to evaluate our cloud-based VRET system. View Full-Text
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Šalkevičius, J.; Miškinytė, A.; Navickas, L. Cloud Based Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy Service for Public Speaking Anxiety. Information 2019, 10, 62.
Šalkevičius J, Miškinytė A, Navickas L. Cloud Based Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy Service for Public Speaking Anxiety. Information. 2019; 10(2):62.Chicago/Turabian Style
Šalkevičius, Justas; Miškinytė, Audronė; Navickas, Lukas. 2019. "Cloud Based Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy Service for Public Speaking Anxiety." Information 10, no. 2: 62.
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