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Design of haptic interfaces for therapy
Proceedings of the 27th international conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI 09
Touch is fundamental to our emotional well-being. Medical science is starting to understand and develop touch-based therapies for autism spectrum, mood, anxiety and borderline disorders. Based on the most promising touch therapy protocols, we are presenting the first devices that simulate touch through haptic devices to bring relief and assist clinical therapy for mental health. We present several haptic systems that enable medical professionals to facilitate the collaboration between patientsdoi:10.1145/1518701.1518776 dblp:conf/chi/VaucelleBI09 fatcat:gczg6fhhrbfpjed6qk2oldt344