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Title: Efficacy of virtual reality for triggering smoking craving: relation with level of presence and nicotine dependence
Author: Ferrer, Marta (Ferrer García)
García-Rodríguez, Olaya
Gutiérrez Maldonado, José
Pericot-Valverde, Irene
Secades Villa, Roberto
Keywords: Realitat virtual
Hàbit de fumar
Abús de substàncies
Virtual reality
Tobbacco habit
Substance abuse
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: IOS Press
Abstract: Virtual Reality environments that reproduce typical contexts associated with tobacco use may be useful for aiding smoking cessation. The main objective of this study was to assess the capacity of eight environments to produce the craving to smoke and determine the relation of craving to nicotine dependence and level of presence. The results show that all the environments were able to generate the desire to smoke; a direct relation was found between sense of presence and craving.
Note: Reproducció del document publicat a: 10.3233/978-1-60750-561-7-123
It is part of: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 2010, vol. 154, p. 123-127
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ISSN: 0926-9630
Appears in Collections:Articles publicats en revistes (Psicologia Clínica i Psicobiologia)

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