What Role Can Avatars Play in e-Mental Health Interventions? Exploring New Models of Client-Therapist Interaction
In the burgeoning field of e-mental health interventions, avatars are increasingly being utilized to facilitate online communication between clients and therapists, and among peers. Avatars are digital self-representations, which enable individuals to interact with each other in computer-based virtual environments. In this narrative review, we examine the psychotherapeutic applications of avatars that have been investigated and trialed to date. Five key applications were identified (1) in the...[Show more]
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|Source:||Frontiers in psychiatry|
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