mental health

Mental health refers to cognitive, behavioral, and emotional well-being. We report on the application of e-mental health solutions, chatbots and extended reality tools for evaluation, treatment and monitoring of psychological disorders such as anxiety, depression and phobias.

Robotic pet boosts cognition in dementia patients

Robotic pet boosts cognition in dementia patients

Researchers have tested a robotic cat in its ability to influence the mood and cognition of patients with dementia.

AI reveals brain networks involved in child aggression

AI reveals brain networks involved in child aggression

A machine learning-based approach uncovered disruptions of brain connectivity in children displaying aggression.

Virtual reality improves mental health of cancer patients

Virtual reality improves mental health of cancer patients

Using VR, the patients felt improvements to their mental health and reported feeling less nervous, anxious, or on edge after the trial.

Like yin and yang: mindful breathing for pain control

Like yin and yang: mindful breathing for pain control

Researchers compared traditional mindful breathing and virtual reality, 3D-guided mindful breathing to reduce pain.

Using AI for mental health assessment

Using AI for mental health assessment

AI can detect signals that are informative about mental health from questionnaires and brain scans.

E-mental health: A solution for a rising challenge

E-mental health: A solution for a rising challenge

E-mental health services could provide a response to these challenges and offer effective ways for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and aftercare.

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