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گواهی نمایه سازی مقاله The Efficacy of Virtual Reality Therapy to Symptoms of Anxiety and Trait of People With Acrophobia

عنوان مقاله: The Efficacy of Virtual Reality Therapy to Symptoms of Anxiety and Trait of People With Acrophobia
شناسه (COI) مقاله: CGCO02_013
منتشر شده در دومین کنفرانس ملی بازی های رایانه ای؛ فرصت ها و چالش ها در سال ۱۳۹۵
مشخصات نویسندگان مقاله:

AmirHasan Torabi Anaraki - M.A. Student of Clinical Psychology , Department of Psychology, Islamic Azad University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
GholamReza Manshaei - Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Islamic Azad university, Isfahan Isfahan, Iran
Mostafa Najafi - Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

خلاصه مقاله:
Acrophobia is a common debilitating anxiety disorder which is a type of situation that infects one out of every 20 people. The main purpose of this research is to evaluate the effectiveness of virtual reality therapy on reducing the symptoms of state and trait anxiety in people suffering from acrophobia. A quasi experimental pre-test and post-test were designed with a certain control group. All participants forming the population of this research were people who suffered from acrophobia who referred for treatment to the laboratory instrument in psychological interventions in NOR hospital (Isfahan province) in the first six months of 1395 after being informed of this treatment method through an advertisement in a counseling center.After diagnostic interviews based on symptoms listed in the fifth edition of diagnosis disorder diagnostic guide and statistical mental disorders(dsm-5), acrophobia disease in every participant was confirmed among whom 30 people who had the requirements for admission to the plan were selected and randomly divided into two experimental and control groups. The experimental group received treatment based on virtual reality in 8 sessions each of which lasting for 30 minutes.Gathering tools in this research, inventory state and trait anxiety (Spielberger), was performed on both groups before and after the intervention.The collected data using multivariate analysis of variance (Anova) was analyzed.The results demonstrated that virtual reality treatment had a significant effect on reducing anxiety symptoms of acrophobia.Therefore, it was concluded that virtual reality was effective in reducing symptoms of anxiety of acrophobia and had beneficial effects in the treatment of acrophobia in a short time and can be developed as a new treatment in Iran.

کلمات کلیدی:
virtual reality, acrophobia, state and trait anxiety

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