AVATAR Therapy for Auditory Verbal Hallucinations in People with Psychosis: A Single-Blind, Randomised Controlled Trial | November 2017

Articles

Lancet Psychiatry

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2215036617304273

A Proof-of-Concept Study for the Use of a Computerised Avatar to Embody the Eating Disorder Voice in Anorexia Nervosa | October 2022

Articles

Eating and Weight Disorders – Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40519-022-01487-3

Reducing Mental Health Stigma through Identification with Video Game Avatars with Mental Illness | September 2020

Articles

Frontiers in Psychology

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.02240/full

An Innovative Approach to Reducing Prostate Cancer Healthcare Disparities for At-Risk African American Men: Development and Evaluation of an Online E-Health Avatar Video Tailored to Be Culturally Appropriate | June 2018

Theses-Dissertations

Columbia University

https://doi.org/10.7916/D8127929

Manipulating Self-Avatar Body Dimensions in Virtual Worlds to Complement an Internet-Delivered Intervention to Increase Physical Activity in Overweight Women | June 2020

Articles

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/17/11/4045

Working Alliance with an Avatar: How Far Can We Go with Internet Interventions? | February 2018

Articles

Internet Interventions

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214782917300969

From Avatars to Body Swapping: The Use of Virtual Reality for Assessing and Treating Body-Size Distortion in Individuals with Anorexia | December 2018

Articles

Journal of Clinical Psychology

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/jclp.22724

Adjunctive Avatar Therapy for Mentalization-Based Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder: A Mixed-Methods Feasibility Study | October 2017

Articles

Evidence-Based Mental Health

https://ebmh.bmj.com/content/20/4/123

The Effect of a Future-Self Avatar Mobile Health Intervention (FutureMe) on Physical Activity and Food Purchases: Randomized Controlled Trial | July 2022

Articles

Journal of Medical Internet Research

https://www.jmir.org/2022/7/e32487/

Avatar Therapy for People with Schizophrenia or Related Disorders | May 2020

Articles

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD011898.pub2/full

Computer-Assisted Avatar-Based Treatment for Dysfunctional Beliefs in Depressive Inpatients: A Pilot Study | July 2021

Articles

Frontiers in Psychiatry

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyt.2021.608997/full

Are Pediatricians “Game”? Reducing Childhood Obesity by Training Clinicians to Use Motivational Interviewing through Role-Play Simulations with Avatars | June 2013

Articles

NCBI>Games for Health Journal

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3833373/

The Use of Avatar Counseling for HIV/AIDS Health Education: The Examination of Self-Identity in Avatar Preferences | December 2017

Articles

Journal of Medical Internet Research

https://www.jmir.org/2017/12/e365/

Using Avatars in Weight Management Settings: A Systematic Review | November 2019

Articles

Internet Interventions

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214782919300892

AVATAR Therapy for Distressing Voices: A Comprehensive Account of Therapeutic Targets | May 2020

Articles

Schizophrenia Bulletin

https://doi.org/10.1093/schbul/sbaa061

Conversational Agents and Avatars for Cardiometabolic Risk Factors and Lifestyle-Related Behaviors: Scoping Review | May 2023

Articles

JMIR mHealth and uHealth

https://mhealth.jmir.org/2023/1/e39649/

Avatar-Based Strategies for Breast Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review | August 2023

Articles

Cancers

https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6694/15/16/4031

Using Personalized Avatars as an Adjunct to an Adult Weight Loss Management Program: Randomized Controlled Feasibility Study | October 2022

Articles

JMIR Formative Research

https://formative.jmir.org/2022/10/e36275

Computer-Assisted Avatar-Based Treatment for Dysfunctional Beliefs and Eating-Disorder Symptomatology: A Randomized Control Pilot Study | September 2023

Articles

International Journal of Cognitive Therapy

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s41811-023-00186-w

Novel “Avatar Therapy” May Silence Voices in Schizophrenia (Meetings-Events) | July 2014

Abstracts (Summaries)

Medscape>Royal College of Psychiatrists

https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/827797

Exercising with Embodied Young Avatars: How Young vs. Older Avatars in Virtual Reality Affect Perceived Exertion and Physical Activity among Male and Female Elderly Individuals | October 2021

Articles

Frontiers in Psychology

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.693545/full

A Randomized Trial of an Avatar-Hosted Multiple Behavior Change Intervention for Young Adult Smokers | December 2013

Articles

NCBI>JNCI Monographs

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3881995/

Using Avatars to Model Weight Loss Behaviors: Participant Attitudes and Technology Development | July 2013

Articles

NCBI>Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3879772/

Improving the Efficacy of Cognitive Training for Digital Mental Health Interventions through Avatar Customization: Crowdsourced Quasi-Experimental Study | January 2019

Articles

Journal of Medical Internet Research

https://www.jmir.org/2019/1/e10133/

Motivational Interviewing in a Web-Based Physical Activity Intervention with an Avatar: Randomized Controlled Trial | February 2014

Articles

Journal of Medical Internet Research

https://www.jmir.org/2014/2/e48/

What Role Can Avatars Play in e-Mental Health Interventions? Exploring New Models of Client-Therapist Interaction | November 2016

Articles

Frontiers in Psychiatry

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyt.2016.00186/full

The Mechanisms Responsible for Improved Information Transfer in Avatar-Based Patient Monitoring: Multicenter Comparative Eye-Tracking Study | March 2020

Articles

Journal of Medical Internet Research

https://www.jmir.org/2020/3/e15070/

Necessary But Not Sufficient? Engaging Young People in the Development of an Avatar-Based Online Intervention Designed to Provide Psychosocial Support to Young People Affected by Their Own or a Family Member’s Cancer Diagnosis | June 2016

Articles

Health Expectations

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/hex.12473/full

Changes in Quality of Life in Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia Patients Undergoing Avatar Therapy: A Content Analysis | March 2023

Articles

Journal of Personalized Medicine

https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4426/13/3/522

Engaging Adolescents in a Computer-Based Weight Management Program: Avatars and Virtual Coaches Could Help | July 2015

Articles

Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

https://doi.org/10.1093/jamia/ocv078

Avatar-Based Patient Monitoring Improves Information Transfer, Diagnostic Confidence and Reduces Perceived Workload in Intensive Care Units: Computer-Based, Multicentre Comparison Study | April 2023

Articles

Scientific Reports

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-023-33027-z

Assessing Body Image in Anorexia Nervosa Using Biometric Self-Avatars in Virtual Reality: Attitudinal Components Rather than Visual Body Size Estimation Are Distorted | July 2017

Articles

Psychological Medicine

https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291717002008

AVATAR Therapy for Refractory Auditory Hallucinations (Brief Interventions for Psychosis: A Clinical Compendium) | June 2016

Publications (Chapters)

Springer

https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-30521-9_4

Beyond Symptom Self-Report: Use of a Computer “Avatar” to Assess Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Symptoms | September 2016

Articles (Manuscripts-Versions)

PubMed Central>Stress

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5102780/

Reduced Mimicry to Virtual Reality Avatars in Autism Spectrum Disorder | September 2016

Articles

Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10803-016-2930-2

Virtual Avatars, Gaming, and Social Media: Designing a Mobile Health App to Help Children Choose Healthier Food Options | July 2013

Articles

Journal of Mobile Technology in Medicine

http://www.journalmtm.com/2013/virtual-avatars,-gaming,-and-social-media:-designing-a-mobile-health-app-to-help-children-choose-healthier-food-options/

Avatar Therapy for Persecutory Auditory Hallucinations: What Is It and How Does It Work? | March 2013

Articles

Psychosis: Psychological, Social and Integrative Approaches

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17522439.2013.773457

Scaffolding of Small Groups’ Metacognitive Activities with an Avatar | October 2011

Articles

International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11412-011-9130-z

Virtual Avatars as a New Tool for Human Immunodeficiency Virus Prevention among Men Who Have Sex with Men: A Narrative Review | June 2023

Articles

mHealth

https://www.doi.org/10.21037/mhealth-22-33

Co-Design of Avatars to Embody Auditory Hallucinations of Patients with Schizophrenia | July 2021

Articles

Virtual Reality

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10055-021-00558-7