Mostrando ítems 1-10 de 136
- . . .
Treating Cockroach Phobia With Augmented Reality
In vivo exposure is the recommended treatment of choice for specific phobias; however, it demonstrates a high attrition rate and is not effective in all instances. The use of virtual reality (VR) has improved the acceptance ...
Modulation of Irisin and Physical Activity on Executive Functions in Obesity and Morbid obesity
Whether the executive profile is different between obesity (OB) and morbid obesity (MO) remains unclear. Recent evidence suggests that physical activity (PA) can act as a cognitive enhancer. Irisin is a recently discovered ...
Relative effects of cognitive and behavioral therapies on generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder and panic disorder: A meta-analysis
Although cognitive and behavioral therapies are effective in the treatment of anxiety disorders, it is not clear what the relative effects of these treatments are. We conducted a meta-analysis of trials comparing cognitive ...
Transforming Experience: The Potential of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality for Enhancing Personal and Clinical Change
(Frontiers Media, 2016-09)
During life, many personal changes occur. These include changing house, school, work, and even friends and partners. However, the daily experience shows clearly that, in some situations, subjects are unable to change even ...
Decision Making Impairment: A Shared Vulnerability in Obesity, Gambling Disorder and Substance Use Disorders?
Introduction Addictions are associated with decision making impairments. The present study explores decision making in Substance use disorder (SUD), Gambling disorder (GD) and Obesity (OB) when a ...
An Internet-based program for depressive symptoms using human and automated support: a randomized controlled trial
(Dove Medical Press, 2017)
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to analyze the efficacy of an Internet-based program for depressive symptoms using automated support by information and communication technologies (ICTs) and human support. Patients ...
Interaction Between Orexin-A and Sleep Quality in Females in Extreme Weight Conditions
The current study examined the relationship between plasma orexin-A and sleep in obesity. Concentrations of orex in-A and sleep were evaluated in 26 obese, 40 morbid obe se and 32 healthy-weight participants. The sleep ...
Circulating Betatrophin Levels Are Increased in Anorexia and Decreased in Morbidly Obese Women
(Endocrine Society, 2015-09)
Context: Betatrophin is produced primarily by liver and adipose tissue and has been recently reported as a novel hormone promoting β-cell proliferation and β-cell mass and improving glucose tolerance. Objective: Because ...
Pain Catastrophizing and Its Relationship with Health Outcomes: Does Pain Intensity Matter?
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2017)
Pain catastrophizing is known to contribute to physical and mental functioning, even when controlling for the effect of pain intensity. However, research has yet to explore whether the strength of the relationship between ...
An increase in visceral fat is associated with a decrease in the taste and olfactory capacity
(Public Library of Science, 2017)
Introduction Sensory factors may play an important role in the determination of appetite and food choices. Also, some adipokines may alter or predict the perception and pleasantness of specific odors. We aimed to analyze ...