Mobile phone computing for in-situ cognitive-behavioral therapy
2007 (English)In: MedINFO 2007,2007, IOS Press, 2007, 1078-1082 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for psychological disorders is becoming increasingly popular on the Internet. However when using this workstation approach, components such as training and learning relaxation skills, problem solving, exposure exercises, and sleep management guidance must be done in the domestic environment. This paper describes design concepts for providing spatially explicit CBT with mobile phones. We reviewed and analyzed a set of treatment manuals to distinguish elements of CBT that can be improved and supported using mobile phone applications. The key advantage of mobile computing support in CBT is that multimedia can be applied to record, scale, and label anxiety-provoking situations where the need arises, which helps the CBT clients formulate and convey their thoughts and feelings to relatives and friends, as well as to therapists at subsequent treatment sessions.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
IOS Press, 2007. 1078-1082 p.
, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, ISSN 0926-9630
National CategoryComputer Science
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-40333Local ID: 53013ISBN: 978-1-58603-774-1OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-40333DiVA: diva2:261182
12th World Congress on Health (Medical) Informatics