Published on in Vol 19, No 5 (2017): May

Embodied Conversational Agents in Clinical Psychology: A Scoping Review

Embodied Conversational Agents in Clinical Psychology: A Scoping Review

Embodied Conversational Agents in Clinical Psychology: A Scoping Review

Journals

  1. Martínez-Miranda J, Martínez A, Ramos R, Aguilar H, Jiménez L, Arias H, Rosales G, Valencia E. Assessment of users’ acceptability of a mobile-based embodied conversational agent for the prevention and detection of suicidal behaviour. Journal of Medical Systems 2019;43(8) View
  2. Abd-Alrazaq A, Rababeh A, Alajlani M, Bewick B, Househ M. Effectiveness and Safety of Using Chatbots to Improve Mental Health: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2020;22(7):e16021 View
  3. Hauser-Ulrich S, Künzli H, Meier-Peterhans D, Kowatsch T. A Smartphone-Based Health Care Chatbot to Promote Self-Management of Chronic Pain (SELMA): Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2020;8(4):e15806 View
  4. Mesa-Gresa P, Gil-Gómez H, Lozano-Quilis J, Gil-Gómez J. Effectiveness of Virtual Reality for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Evidence-Based Systematic Review. Sensors 2018;18(8):2486 View
  5. Kocaballi A, Berkovsky S, Quiroz J, Laranjo L, Tong H, Rezazadegan D, Briatore A, Coiera E. The Personalization of Conversational Agents in Health Care: Systematic Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2019;21(11):e15360 View
  6. Chattopadhyay D, Ma T, Sharifi H, Martyn-Nemeth P. Computer-Controlled Virtual Humans in Patient-Facing Systems: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2020;22(7):e18839 View
  7. Hardy A, Wojdecka A, West J, Matthews E, Golby C, Ward T, Lopez N, Freeman D, Waller H, Kuipers E, Bebbington P, Fowler D, Emsley R, Dunn G, Garety P. How Inclusive, User-Centered Design Research Can Improve Psychological Therapies for Psychosis: Development of SlowMo. JMIR Mental Health 2018;5(4):e11222 View
  8. Robinson N, Connolly J, Hides L, Kavanagh D. Social robots as treatment agents: Pilot randomized controlled trial to deliver a behavior change intervention. Internet Interventions 2020;21:100320 View
  9. Dworkin M, Lee S, Chakraborty A, Monahan C, Hightow-Weidman L, Garofalo R, Qato D, Liu L, Jimenez A. Acceptability, Feasibility, and Preliminary Efficacy of a Theory-Based Relational Embodied Conversational Agent Mobile Phone Intervention to Promote HIV Medication Adherence in Young HIV-Positive African American MSM. AIDS Education and Prevention 2019;31(1):17 View
  10. Gaffney H, Mansell W, Tai S. Agents of change: Understanding the therapeutic processes associated with the helpfulness of therapy for mental health problems with relational agent MYLO. DIGITAL HEALTH 2020;6:205520762091158 View
  11. Provoost S, Ruwaard J, van Breda W, Riper H, Bosse T. Validating Automated Sentiment Analysis of Online Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Patient Texts: An Exploratory Study. Frontiers in Psychology 2019;10 View
  12. Kannampallil T, Smyth J, Jones S, Payne P, Ma J. Cognitive plausibility in voice-based AI health counselors. npj Digital Medicine 2020;3(1) View
  13. Tielman M, Neerincx M, Brinkman W. Design and Evaluation of Personalized Motivational Messages by a Virtual Agent that Assists in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Therapy. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2019;21(3):e9240 View
  14. Xing Z, Yu F, Du J, Walker J, Paulson C, Mani N, Song L. Conversational Interfaces for Health: Bibliometric Analysis of Grants, Publications, and Patents. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2019;21(11):e14672 View
  15. Laranjo L, Dunn A, Tong H, Kocaballi A, Chen J, Bashir R, Surian D, Gallego B, Magrabi F, Lau A, Coiera E. Conversational agents in healthcare: a systematic review. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2018;25(9):1248 View
  16. Perski O, Crane D, Beard E, Brown J. Does the addition of a supportive chatbot promote user engagement with a smoking cessation app? An experimental study. DIGITAL HEALTH 2019;5:205520761988067 View
  17. Kramer L, ter Stal S, Mulder B, de Vet E, van Velsen L. Developing Embodied Conversational Agents for Coaching People in a Healthy Lifestyle: Scoping Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2020;22(2):e14058 View
  18. Baptista S, Wadley G, Bird D, Oldenburg B, Speight J. Acceptability of an Embodied Conversational Agent for Type 2 Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support via a Smartphone App: Mixed Methods Study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2020;8(7):e17038 View
  19. Cooper M, van Rijn B, Chryssafidou E. Avatar-based counselling for psychological distress in secondary school pupils: pilot evaluation. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling 2019;47(4):446 View
  20. Miloff A, Carlbring P, Hamilton W, Andersson G, Reuterskiöld L, Lindner P. Measuring Alliance Toward Embodied Virtual Therapists in the Era of Automated Treatments With the Virtual Therapist Alliance Scale (VTAS): Development and Psychometric Evaluation. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2020;22(3):e16660 View
  21. Scoglio A, Reilly E, Gorman J, Drebing C. Use of Social Robots in Mental Health and Well-Being Research: Systematic Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2019;21(7):e13322 View
  22. Tropea P, Schlieter H, Sterpi I, Judica E, Gand K, Caprino M, Gabilondo I, Gomez-Esteban J, Busnatu S, Sinescu C, Kyriazakos S, Anwar S, Corbo M. Rehabilitation, the Great Absentee of Virtual Coaching in Medical Care: Scoping Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2019;21(10):e12805 View
  23. Tielman M, Neerincx M, van Meggelen M, Franken I, Brinkman W. How should a virtual agent present psychoeducation? Influence of verbal and textual presentation on adherence. Technology and Health Care 2018;25(6):1081 View
  24. ter Stal S, Kramer L, Tabak M, op den Akker H, Hermens H. Design Features of Embodied Conversational Agents in eHealth: a Literature Review. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 2020;138:102409 View
  25. . Challenges and opportunities for e- and m-health-based behaviour change interventions. Perspectives in Public Health 2018;138(6):307 View
  26. Abd-Alrazaq A, Safi Z, Alajlani M, Warren J, Househ M, Denecke K. Technical Metrics Used to Evaluate Health Care Chatbots: Scoping Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2020;22(6):e18301 View
  27. de Cock C, Milne-Ives M, van Velthoven M, Alturkistani A, Lam C, Meinert E. Effectiveness of Conversational Agents (Virtual Assistants) in Health Care: Protocol for a Systematic Review. JMIR Research Protocols 2020;9(3):e16934 View
  28. Nousias S, Lalos A, Arvanitis G, Moustakas K, Tsirelis T, Kikidis D, Votis K, Tzovaras D. An mHealth System for Monitoring Medication Adherence in Obstructive Respiratory Diseases Using Content Based Audio Classification. IEEE Access 2018;6:11871 View
  29. Teo C, Ng C, Lo S, Lim C, White A. A Mobile Web App to Improve Health Screening Uptake in Men (ScreenMen): Utility and Usability Evaluation Study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2019;7(4):e10216 View
  30. Huang Y, Benford S, Blake H. Digital Interventions to Reduce Sedentary Behaviors of Office Workers: Scoping Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2019;21(2):e11079 View
  31. Abd-alrazaq A, Alajlani M, Alalwan A, Bewick B, Gardner P, Househ M. An overview of the features of chatbots in mental health: A scoping review. International Journal of Medical Informatics 2019;132:103978 View
  32. Vermetten E, Tielman M, van Dort E, Binsch O, Li X, Rozendaal M, Veldkamp B, Wynn G, Jetly R. Using VR-based interventions, wearable technology, and text mining to improve military and Veteran mental health. Journal of Military, Veteran and Family Health 2020;6(S1):26 View
  33. Bruijnes M, Linssen J, Heylen D. Special issue editorial: Virtual Agents for Social Skills Training. Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces 2019;13(1):1 View
  34. Gaffney H, Mansell W, Tai S. Conversational Agents in the Treatment of Mental Health Problems: Mixed-Method Systematic Review. JMIR Mental Health 2019;6(10):e14166 View
  35. Stieger M, Nißen M, Rüegger D, Kowatsch T, Flückiger C, Allemand M. PEACH, a smartphone- and conversational agent-based coaching intervention for intentional personality change: study protocol of a randomized, wait-list controlled trial. BMC Psychology 2018;6(1) View
  36. Martínez-Miranda J. Embodied Conversational Agents for the Detection and Prevention of Suicidal Behaviour: Current Applications and Open Challenges. Journal of Medical Systems 2017;41(9) View
  37. Suganuma S, Sakamoto D, Shimoyama H. An Embodied Conversational Agent for Unguided Internet-Based Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Preventative Mental Health: Feasibility and Acceptability Pilot Trial. JMIR Mental Health 2018;5(3):e10454 View
  38. Harjunen V, Spapé M, Ahmed I, Jacucci G, Ravaja N. Persuaded by the machine: The effect of virtual nonverbal cues and individual differences on compliance in economic bargaining. Computers in Human Behavior 2018;87:384 View
  39. de Gennaro M, Krumhuber E, Lucas G. Effectiveness of an Empathic Chatbot in Combating Adverse Effects of Social Exclusion on Mood. Frontiers in Psychology 2020;10 View
  40. Philip P, Dupuy L, Auriacombe M, Serre F, de Sevin E, Sauteraud A, Micoulaud-Franchi J. Trust and acceptance of a virtual psychiatric interview between embodied conversational agents and outpatients. npj Digital Medicine 2020;3(1) View
  41. Biduski D, Bellei E, Rodriguez J, Zaina L, De Marchi A. Assessing long-term user experience on a mobile health application through an in-app embedded conversation-based questionnaire. Computers in Human Behavior 2020;104:106169 View
  42. Easton K, Potter S, Bec R, Bennion M, Christensen H, Grindell C, Mirheidari B, Weich S, de Witte L, Wolstenholme D, Hawley M. A Virtual Agent to Support Individuals Living With Physical and Mental Comorbidities: Co-Design and Acceptability Testing. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2019;21(5):e12996 View
  43. Heilemann M, Martinez A, Soderlund P. A Mental Health Storytelling Intervention Using Transmedia to Engage Latinas: Grounded Theory Analysis of Participants’ Perceptions of the Story’s Main Character. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2018;20(5):e10028 View
  44. Patten C, Levine J, Pavlidis I, Balls-Berry J, Shah A, Hughes C, Brockman T, Valdez Soto M, Witt D, Koepp G, Sinicrope P, Richards J, Sakakibara M. Survey of potential receptivity to robotic-assisted exercise coaching in a diverse sample of smokers and nonsmokers. PLOS ONE 2018;13(5):e0197090 View
  45. Fiske A, Henningsen P, Buyx A. Your Robot Therapist Will See You Now: Ethical Implications of Embodied Artificial Intelligence in Psychiatry, Psychology, and Psychotherapy. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2019;21(5):e13216 View
  46. Tanaka H, Negoro H, Iwasaka H, Nakamura S, Sakakibara M. Embodied conversational agents for multimodal automated social skills training in people with autism spectrum disorders. PLOS ONE 2017;12(8):e0182151 View
  47. Tielman M, Neerincx M, Pagliari C, Rizzo A, Brinkman W. Considering patient safety in autonomous e-mental health systems – detecting risk situations and referring patients back to human care. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019;19(1) View
  48. Sezgin E, Militello L, Huang Y, Lin S. A scoping review of patient-facing, behavioral health interventions with voice assistant technology targeting self-management and healthy lifestyle behaviors. Translational Behavioral Medicine 2020;10(3):606 View
  49. Dekker I, De Jong E, Schippers M, De Bruijn-Smolders M, Alexiou A, Giesbers B. Optimizing Students’ Mental Health and Academic Performance: AI-Enhanced Life Crafting. Frontiers in Psychology 2020;11 View
  50. Dupuy L, Micoulaud‐Franchi J, Philip P. Acceptance of virtual agents in a homecare context: Evaluation of excessive daytime sleepiness in apneic patients during interventions by continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) providers. Journal of Sleep Research 2021;30(2) View
  51. Loveys K, Sebaratnam G, Sagar M, Broadbent E. The Effect of Design Features on Relationship Quality with Embodied Conversational Agents: A Systematic Review. International Journal of Social Robotics 2020;12(6):1293 View
  52. Saleh M, Hanapiah F, Hashim H. Robot applications for autism: a comprehensive review. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology 2021;16(6):580 View
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  55. Tsiouris K, Tsakanikas V, Gatsios D, Fotiadis D. A Review of Virtual Coaching Systems in Healthcare: Closing the Loop With Real-Time Feedback. Frontiers in Digital Health 2020;2 View
  56. Huang T, Liu Y, Hsu S, Goh J, Chang Y, Yeh S, Fu L. Asynchronously Embedding Psychological Test Questions into Human–Robot Conversations for User Profiling. International Journal of Social Robotics 2020 View
  57. Kyriazakos S, Schlieter H, Gand K, Caprino M, Corbo M, Tropea P, Judica E, Sterpi I, Busnatu S, Philipp P, Rovira J, Martínez A, Lange M, Gabilondo I, Del Pino R, Carlos Gomez-Esteban J, Pannese L, Bøttcher M, Lynggaard V. A Novel Virtual Coaching System Based on Personalized Clinical Pathways for Rehabilitation of Older Adults—Requirements and Implementation Plan of the vCare Project. Frontiers in Digital Health 2020;2 View
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  59. Kramer L, Mulder B, van Velsen L, de Vet E. Use and Effect of Web-Based Embodied Conversational Agents for Improving Eating Behavior and Decreasing Loneliness Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Research Protocols 2021;10(1):e22186 View
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  64. Morrow D, Lane H, Rogers W. A Framework for Design of Conversational Agents to Support Health Self-Care for Older Adults. Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2021;63(3):369 View
  65. Apergi L, Bjarnadottir M, Baras J, Golden B, Anderson K, Chou J, Shara N. Voice Interface Technology Adoption by Patients With Heart Failure: Pilot Comparison Study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2021;9(4):e24646 View
  66. Kim J, Lee D, Park E. Machine Learning for Mental Health in Social Media: Bibliometric Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2021;23(3):e24870 View
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