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Title: Video games in therapy: a therapist's perspective
Authors: Annema, Jan Henk ×
Verstraete, Mathijs
Vanden Abeele, Vero
Desmet, Stef
Geerts, David #
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: Inderscience Publishers
Series Title: International Journal of Arts and Technology vol:6 issue:1 pages:106-122
Conference: Fun and Games edition:3 location:Leuven, Belgie
Abstract: This paper describes a user and task analysis that was conducted
in order to examine the role of therapists in the use of video
games in therapy. The results show that video games were used
often, but improvements could be made to make them more
effective for the therapist. From these results recommendations
for video game design were derived. Recommendations include
that a therapeutic video game should be easy to startup and
configure, should allow the therapist to support a patient during
play, and should support the therapist in tracking a patient’s
performance.
ISSN: 1754-8853
VABB publication type: VABB-1
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Institute for Media Studies
Technologiecluster Computerwetenschappen
Computer Science Technology TC, Campus Group T Leuven
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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