Improving Mood for People with Depressive Disorders: Designing and Developing a VR Game

Alice Lin, Charles Chen, Fuhua Cheng

Abstract

Mood disorders can have a significant psychological impact on many groups of people. It causes severe disease burden and can lead to many effects that decrease the quality of life of an individual. Video games are popular forms of entertainment which can help improve a person’s mood and decrease their depressive symptoms. In the paper, we design and develop a prototype VR game to help people with depressive disorders improve their mood. We have performed preliminary testing showing encouraging results in improving peoples’ moods.

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in Harvard Style

Lin A., Chen C. and Cheng F. (2020). Improving Mood for People with Depressive Disorders: Designing and Developing a VR Game.In Proceedings of the 15th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, ISBN 978-989-758-402-2, pages 406-411. DOI: 10.5220/0009193104060411


in Bibtex Style

@conference{grapp20,
author={Alice Lin and Charles Chen and Fuhua Cheng},
title={Improving Mood for People with Depressive Disorders: Designing and Developing a VR Game},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 15th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP,},
year={2020},
pages={406-411},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0009193104060411},
isbn={978-989-758-402-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 15th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP,
TI - Improving Mood for People with Depressive Disorders: Designing and Developing a VR Game
SN - 978-989-758-402-2
AU - Lin A.
AU - Chen C.
AU - Cheng F.
PY - 2020
SP - 406
EP - 411
DO - 10.5220/0009193104060411