Published on in Vol 21, No 7 (2019): July

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/13664, first published .
Reducing Patient Loneliness With Artificial Agents: Design Insights From Evolutionary Neuropsychiatry

Reducing Patient Loneliness With Artificial Agents: Design Insights From Evolutionary Neuropsychiatry

Reducing Patient Loneliness With Artificial Agents: Design Insights From Evolutionary Neuropsychiatry

Kate Loveys   1 , MSc ;   Gregory Fricchione   2, 3 , MD ;   Kavitha Kolappa   3 , MD ;   Mark Sagar   4 , PhD ;   Elizabeth Broadbent   1 , PhD

1 Department of Psychological Medicine, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

2 Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States

3 Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, United States

4 Auckland Bioengineering Institute, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Corresponding Author:

  • Kate Loveys, MSc
  • Department of Psychological Medicine
  • The University of Auckland
  • Auckland City Hospital, Level 12 Support Building
  • 85 Park Road, Grafton
  • Auckland, 1023
  • New Zealand
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  • Email: k.loveys@auckland.ac.nz