Virtual reality to combat anorexia nervosa

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Evaluation of the efficacy of a Virtual Reality programme in the treatment of dysmorphophobia in adolescent anorexia nervosa


The aim of our study is to investigate the effectiveness of virtual reality in treating body perception disorders in adolescent patients hospitalised for anorexia nervosa in the child psychiatry department of the Salvator Hospital in Marseille.

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Nivière P, Da Fonseca D, Deruelle C, Bat-Pitault F. Use of virtual reality in eating disorders.
Encephale. 2021 Jun;47(3):263-269. doi: 10.1016/j.encep.2020.11.003. Epub 2021 Apr 2.PMID: 33814164 French

Fisher S, Abdullah A, Charvin I, Da Fonseca D, Bat-Pitault F. Comparison of body image evaluation by virtual reality and paper-based figure rating scales in adolescents with anorexia nervosa: retrospective study. Eat Weight Disord – Stud Anorex Bulim Obes 2020;25:735–43.

Mölbert SC, Thaler A, Mohler BJ, Streuber S, Romero J, Black MJ, et al. Assessing body image in anorexia nervosa using biometric self-avatars in virtual reality: Attitudinal components rather than visual body size estimation are distorted. Psychol Med 2018;48:642–53.

Desired profile

psychologist, neuropsychologist, neuroscientist

Host institution

Institut de Neurosciences de la Timone located on the site of the Faculty of Medicine in Marseille (13005)

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