xR-Based Systems for Mindfulness Based Training in Clinical Settings

  • Mark R. CostaEmail author
  • Dessa Bergen-Cico
  • Rocio Hererro
  • Jessica Navarro
  • Rachel Razza
  • Qiu Wang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10910)


Chronic and acute stress are persistent and troubling health concerns for many people and military veterans in particular. Clinicians are increasingly turning to mindfulness techniques to provide people with the skills they need to self-manage that stress. However, training and getting people to adhere to the practice is difficult. In this paper, we talk about a virtual reality based system designed specifically to help veterans learn mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques.


Mixed reality Virtual reality Wellness Mindfulness Meditation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark R. Costa
    • 1
    Email author
  • Dessa Bergen-Cico
    • 1
  • Rocio Hererro
    • 2
  • Jessica Navarro
    • 3
  • Rachel Razza
    • 1
  • Qiu Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.Syracuse UniversitySyracuseUSA
  2. 2.Universitat Juame ICastellón de la PlanaSpain
  3. 3.University de ValènciaValenciaSpain

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