Skip to main content
×
×
Home

Letter to the Editor: Virtual reality in the treatment of eating and weight disorders

  • G. Riva (a1) (a2)
  • View HTML
    • Send article to Kindle

      To send this article to your Kindle, first ensure no-reply@cambridge.org is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings on the Manage Your Content and Devices page of your Amazon account. Then enter the ‘name’ part of your Kindle email address below. Find out more about sending to your Kindle. Find out more about sending to your Kindle.

      Note you can select to send to either the @free.kindle.com or @kindle.com variations. ‘@free.kindle.com’ emails are free but can only be sent to your device when it is connected to wi-fi. ‘@kindle.com’ emails can be delivered even when you are not connected to wi-fi, but note that service fees apply.

      Find out more about the Kindle Personal Document Service.

      Letter to the Editor: Virtual reality in the treatment of eating and weight disorders
      Available formats
      ×
      Send article to Dropbox

      To send this article to your Dropbox account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your <service> account. Find out more about sending content to Dropbox.

      Letter to the Editor: Virtual reality in the treatment of eating and weight disorders
      Available formats
      ×
      Send article to Google Drive

      To send this article to your Google Drive account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your <service> account. Find out more about sending content to Google Drive.

      Letter to the Editor: Virtual reality in the treatment of eating and weight disorders
      Available formats
      ×
Abstract
Copyright
This is an Open Access article, distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution licence (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted re-use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Corresponding author
*Address for correspondence: Professor G. Riva, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo Gemelli 1, 20123 Milano, Italia. (Email: giuseppe.riva@unicatt.it)
References
Hide All
Blanke, O (2012). Multisensory brain mechanisms of bodily self-consciousness. Nature Reviews Neuroscience 13, 556571.
Cesa, GL, Manzoni, GM, Bacchetta, M, Castelnuovo, G, Conti, S, Gaggioli, A, Mantovani, F, Molinari, E, Cardenas-Lopez, G, Riva, G (2013). Virtual reality for enhancing the cognitive behavioral treatment of obesity with binge eating disorder: randomized controlled study with one-year follow-up. Journal of Medical Internet Research 15, e113.
Dakanalis, A, Gaudio, S, Serino, S, Clerici, M, Carrà, G, Riva, G (2016). Body-image distortion in anorexia nervosa. Nature Reviews Disease Primers 2, 16026.
Dakanalis, A, Manzoni, GM, Castelnuovo, G, Riva, G, Clerici, M (2017). Towards novel paradigms for treating dysfunctional bodily experience in eating disorders. Eating and Weight Disorders – Studies on Anorexia, Bulmia and Obesity. doi: 10.1007/s40519-017-0361-5.
Ferrer-Garcia, M, Gutierrez-Maldonado, J (2012). The use of virtual reality in the study, assessment, and treatment of body image in eating disorders and nonclinical samples: a review of the literature. Body Image 9, 111.
Ferrer-Garcia, M, Gutiérrez-Maldonado, J, Riva, G (2013). Virtual reality based treatments in eating disorders and obesity: a review. Journal of Contemporary Psychology 43, 207221.
Freeman, D, Reeve, S, Robinson, A, Ehlers, A, Clark, D, Spanlang, B, Slater, M (2017). Virtual reality in the assessment, understanding, and treatment of mental health disorders. Psychological Medicine 18. doi: 10.1017/S003329171700040X.
Keizer, A, van Elburg, A, Helms, R, Dijkerman, HC (2016). A virtual reality full body illusion improves body image disturbance in anorexia nervosa. PLoS ONE 11, e0163921.
Koskina, A, Campbell, IC, Schmidt, U (2013). Exposure therapy in eating disorders revisited. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews 37, 193208.
Maister, L, Slater, M, Sanchez-Vives, MV, Tsakiris, M (2015). Changing bodies changes minds: owning another body affects social cognition. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 19, 612.
Manzoni, GM, Cesa, GL, Bacchetta, M, Castelnuovo, G, Conti, S, Gaggioli, A, Mantovani, F, Molinari, E, Cardenas-Lopez, G, Riva, G (2016). Virtual reality-enhanced cognitive-behavioral therapy for morbid obesity: a randomized controlled study with 1 year follow-up. Cyberpsychology, Behavior & Social Networking 19, 134140.
Marco, JH, Perpina, C, Botella, C (2013). Effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy supported by virtual reality in the treatment of body image in eating disorders: one year follow-up. Psychiatry Research 209, 619625.
Pla-Sanjuanelo, J, Ferrer-Garcia, M, Gutierrez-Maldonado, J, Riva, G, Andreu-Gracia, A, Dakanalis, A, Fernandez-Aranda, F, Forcano, L, Ribas-Sabate, J, Riesco, N, Rus-Calafell, M, Sanchez, I, Sanchez-Planell, L (2015). Identifying specific cues and contexts related to bingeing behavior for the development of effective virtual environments. Appetite 87, 8189.
Riva, G (2014). Out of my real body: cognitive neuroscience meets eating disorders. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 8, 236.
Riva, G, Baños, RM, Botella, C, Mantovani, F, Gaggioli, A (2016). Transforming experience: the potential of augmented reality and virtual reality for enhancing personal and clinical change. Frontiers in Psychiatry 7, 164.
Riva, G, Gaudio, S (2012). Allocentric lock in anorexia nervosa: new evidences from neuroimaging studies. Medical Hypotheses 79, 113117.
Riva, G, Serino, S, Di Lernia, D, Pavone, EF, Dakanalis, A (2017). Embodied medicine: Mens Sana in Corpore Virtuale Sano. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 11, 120.
Serino, S, Dakanalis, A (2016). Bodily illusions and weight-related disorders: clinical insights from experimental research. Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 13. doi: 10.1016/j.rehab.2016.10.002.
Tsakiris, M, Critchley, H (2016). Interoception beyond homeostasis: affect, cognition and mental health. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B – Biological Sciences 371. pii: 20160002. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0002.
Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

Psychological Medicine
  • ISSN: 0033-2917
  • EISSN: 1469-8978
  • URL: /core/journals/psychological-medicine
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *
×

Metrics

Altmetric attention score

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 47
Total number of PDF views: 303 *
Loading metrics...

Abstract views

Total abstract views: 598 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between 9th August 2017 - 21st August 2018. This data will be updated every 24 hours.