Articles

Internet Addiction Affects 6% of People Worldwide

Internet addiction is an impulse-control problem marked by an inability to inhibit Internet use, which can adversely affect a person's life, including their health and interpersonal relationships. The prevalence of Internet addiction varies among regions around the world, as shown by data from more than 89,000 individuals in 31 countries analyzed for a study published in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishersMore...

Use VR Handhelds in Mass Casualty Disasters

The United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and hospitals have plans in place to handle people’s physical health needs, yet the mental health needs of survivors often get too little attention, too late. 

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China Hi-tech Fair 2013

Brussels, Belgium (June 27, 2013) – The Virtual Reality Medical Institute (VRMI) attended the China Hi-Tech Fair in Belgium, an overseas session of the China High Tech Fair in Shenzhen. More...

From Clinical to Cloud

The International Association of CyberPsychology, Training, & Rehabilitation’s Professor Dr. Brenda K. Wiederhold discusses increasing the quantity and quality of healthcare options…
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From Generation to Generation

The European Brain Council’s President Dr Mary Baker and Professor Brenda K Wiederhold describe the scope of ICT in helping older people stay healthy at home…
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Tackling Stress Head on

Using virtual reality to improve health and wellbeing… More...

EU "eHealth in Focus" Newspaper mentions Cyber18!

From 30 June until 2 July 2013, the 18th Annual CyberPsychology & CyberTherapy Conference will take place. Topics include: electronic health coaching, using virtual reality in treatments (for example after hand surgery), the new EU research program Horizon 2020, virtual body swapping and advanced technologies in the assessment and evaluation of psychological stress.

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Belgian Economic Mission to the United States

Brussels, Belgium (June 11, 2013) – The Virtual Reality Medical Institute (VRMI) was selected to participate in the recent Belgian Economic Mission to the United States, organized by the Belgian Foreign Trade Agency in collaboration with the regional institutions Wallonia Foreign Trade & Investment AgencyBrussels Invest & Export and Flanders Investment & Trade and FPS Foreign Affairs. More...

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