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Kang, N. (author), Ding, D. (author), van Riemsdijk, M.B. (author), Morina, Nexhmedin (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author)
Effective psychological interventions for anxiety disorders often include exposure to fearful situations. However, individuals with low self-efficacy may find such exposure too overwhelming. We created a vicarious experience in virtual reality, which enables observation of one’s experience from a first person perspective without actual...
journal article 2021
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Salmi, Salim (author), Mérelle, Saskia (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author)
Background: The working environment of a suicide prevention helpline requires high emotional and cognitive awareness from chat counselors. A shared opinion among counselors is that as a chat conversation becomes more difficult, it takes more effort and a longer amount of time to compose a response, which, in turn, can lead to writer's block....
journal article 2021
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Beer, U.M. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Morina, Nexhmedin (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author)
Post-traumatic stress affects millions of people worldwide. Appraisal training is an intervention that has been used to decrease the negative effects of a traumatic event. In two studies, the acceptance and effects of technology in supporting appraisal was studied. Study 1, a descriptive study, examined the response to and acceptance of a...
journal article 2020
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Burger, Franziska (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author)
BACKGROUND: Electronic mental (e-mental) health care for depression aims to overcome barriers to and limitations of face-to-face treatment. Owing to the high and growing demand for mental health care, a large number of such information and communication technology systems have been developed in recent years. Consequently, a diverse system...
review 2020
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Fitrianie, S. (author), Bruijnes, M. (author), Richards, Deborah (author), Abdulrahman, Amal (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author)
Research into artificial social agents aims at constructing these agents and at establishing an empirically grounded understanding of them, their interaction with humans, and howthey can ultimately deliver certain outcomes in areas such as health, entertainment, and education. Key for establishing such understanding is the community's ability...
conference paper 2019
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Tielman, M.L. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author)
BACKGROUND: Systems incorporating virtual agents can play a major role in electronic-mental (e-mental) health care, as barriers to care still prevent some patients from receiving the help they need. To properly assist the users of these systems, a virtual agent needs to promote motivation. This can be done by offering motivational messages. ...
journal article 2019
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Kang, N. (author), Ding, D. (author), Hartanto, D. (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author)
When preparing for a public speech, practicing with an audience is suggested to be effective in enhancing speech performance. However, it is often impractical to organize an audience to practice a presentation. Virtual reality can provide a solution, i.e., practicing with a virtual audience. This paper studied this practicing technique for...
journal article 2019
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Tielman, M.L. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Pagliari, Claudia (author), Rizzo, Albert (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author)
Background: Digital health interventions can fill gaps in mental healthcare provision. However, autonomous e-mental health (AEMH) systems also present challenges for effective risk management. To balance autonomy and safety, AEMH systems need to detect risk situations and act on these appropriately. One option is sending automatic alerts to...
journal article 2019
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Wang, Wenxin (author), van Lint, Céline L. (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author), Rövekamp, Ton J.M. (author), van Dijk, Sandra (author), van der Boog, Paul (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author)
Personalization of eHealth systems is a promising technique for improving patients’ adherence. This paper explores the possibility of personalisation based on the patients’ medical health situation and on their health literacy. The study is set within the context of a self-management support system (SMSS) for renal transplant patients. A SMSS...
journal article 2019
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Bruijnes, M. (author), Fitrianie, S. (author), Richards, Deborah (author), Abdulrahman, Amal (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author)
Research into artificial social agents aims at constructing these agents and at establishing an empirically grounded understanding of them, their interaction with humans, and how they can ultimately deliver certain outcomes in areas such as health, entertainment, and education. Key for establishing such understanding is the community’s...
conference paper 2019
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Tielman, M.L. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), van Meggelen, Marieke (author), Franken, Ingmar (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE:<br/>With the rise of autonomous e-mental health applications, virtual agents can play a major role in improving trustworthiness, therapy outcome and adherence. In these applications, it is important that patients adhere in the sense that they perform the tasks, but also that they adhere to the specific recommendations...
journal article 2017
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Beer, U.M. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Morina, Nexhmedin (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author)
Background: First responders are a prime example of professionals that are at a high risk of<br/>being exposed to traumatic experiences. Reappraisal as a coping strategy might help first<br/>responders to better cope with their emotional responses to traumatic events.<br/>Objective: This study investigated the effects of repeated sessions of a...
journal article 2017
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Beun, Robbert Jan (author), Fitrianie, S. (author), Griffioen-Both, Fiemke (author), Spruit, Sandor (author), Horsch, C.H.G. (author), Lancee, Jaap (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author)
In this paper, a user interface paradigm, called Talk-and-Tools, is presented for automated e-coaching. The paradigm is based on the idea that people interact in two ways with their environment: symbolically and physically. The main goal is to show how the paradigm can be applied in the design of interactive systems that offer an acceptable...
journal article 2017
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Tielman, M.L. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Bidarra, Rafael (author), Kybartas, B.A. (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author)
Although post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is well treatable, many people do not get the desired treatment due to barriers to care (such as stigma and cost). This paper presents a system that bridges this gap by enabling patients to follow therapy at home. A therapist is only involved remotely, to monitor progress and serve as a safety...
journal article 2017
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Wang, W. (author), van Lint, Celine L. (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author), Rövekamp, Ton J.M. (author), van Dijk, Sandra (author), van der Boog, Paul J.M. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author)
Background<br/>Self-management support systems (SMSS) have been proposed for renal transplant patients to increase their autonomy and reduce the number of hospital visits. For the design and implementation of such systems, it is important to understand factors influencing patients’ acceptance of a SMSS. This paper aims to identify these key...
journal article 2017
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van Lint, Céline (author), Wang, W. (author), van Dijk, Sandra (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author), Rövekamp, Ton J.M. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Rabelink, Ton J. (author), van der Boog, Paul J.M. (author)
Background: The high frequency of outpatient visits after kidney transplantation is burdensome to both the recovering patient and health care capacity. Self-monitoring kidney function offers a promising strategy to reduce the number of these outpatient visits. Objective: The objective of this study was to investigate whether it is safe to...
journal article 2017
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Horsch, C.H.G. (author), Spruit, Sandor (author), Lancee, Jaap (author), van Eijk, Rogier (author), Beun, Robert-Jan (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author)
The experiment presented in this paper investigated the effects of different kinds of reminders on adherence to automated parts of a cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) delivered via a mobile device. Previous studies report that computerized health interventions can be effective. However, treatment adherence is still an issue....
journal article 2017
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Horsch, C.H.G. (author), Lancee, Jaap (author), Griffioen-Both, Fiemke (author), Spruit, Sandor (author), Fitrianie, S. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Beun, Robbert Jan (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author)
Background: This study is one of the first randomized controlled trials investigating cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) delivered by a fully automated mobile phone app. Such an app can potentially increase the accessibility of insomnia treatment for the 10% of people who have insomnia. Objective: The objective of our study was to...
journal article 2017
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Cohen, I. (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author)
Experiencing stress during training is a way to prepare professionals for real-life crises. With the help of feedback tools, professionals can train to recognize and overcome negative effects of stress on task performances. This paper reports two studies that empirically examined the effect of such a feedback system. The system, based on the...
journal article 2016
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Favié, Joris (author), Ghazi Vakili, V. (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author), Morina, N (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author)
Certain professions carry a risk of experiencing traumatic events and sometimes developing Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Researchers have been working on strategies to prevent professionals in those fields from developing PTSD. Recently, there has been a focus on applying technology that supports these preventive strategies, especially...
book chapter 2016
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