Albert Skip Rizzo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Immersiveness and physiological arousal within panoramic video-based virtual reality
    Mary F Macedonio
    Department of Psychology, St John s University, New York, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 10:508-15. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Virtual Iraq: initial results from a VR exposure therapy application for combat-related PTSD
    Albert A Rizzo
    University of Southern California, Institute for Creative Technologies, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 132:420-5. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint STRIVE: Stress Resilience In Virtual Environments: a pre-deployment VR system for training emotional coping skills and assessing chronic and acute stress responses
    Albert Rizzo
    University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies, CA 90094, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 173:379-85. 2012
  4. pmc Intervention to enhance skilled arm and hand movements after stroke: A feasibility study using a new virtual reality system
    Jill Campbell Stewart
    Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy at the School of Dentistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 4:21. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint VR PTSD exposure therapy results with active duty OIF/OEF combatants
    Albert A Rizzo
    University of Southern California, Institute for Creative Technologies, CA, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 142:277-82. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Development and early evaluation of the Virtual Iraq/Afghanistan exposure therapy system for combat-related PTSD
    Albert Skip Rizzo
    Institute for Creative Technologies, Department of Psychiatry and School of Gerontology, University of Southern California, Playa Vista, California 90094, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1208:114-25. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint A virtual reality scenario for all seasons: the virtual classroom
    Albert A Rizzo
    Institute for Creative Technologies, School of Gerontology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90292, USA
    CNS Spectr 11:35-44. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint An intelligent virtual human system for providing healthcare information and support
    Albert A Rizzo
    University of Southern California, Institute for Creative Technologies, Playa Vista, CA 90064, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 163:503-9. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Virtual reality applications for addressing the needs of those aging with disability
    Albert Rizzo
    University of Southern California, Institute for Creative Technologies, Playa Vista, CA 90064, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 163:510-6. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Virtual reality goes to war: a brief review of the future of military behavioral healthcare
    Albert Rizzo
    Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Southern California, CA 90094, USA
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 18:176-87. 2011

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Immersiveness and physiological arousal within panoramic video-based virtual reality
    Mary F Macedonio
    Department of Psychology, St John s University, New York, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 10:508-15. 2007
    ..Hence, physiological arousal appeared to be moderated by participant hypnotizability and absorption levels...
  2. ncbi request reprint Virtual Iraq: initial results from a VR exposure therapy application for combat-related PTSD
    Albert A Rizzo
    University of Southern California, Institute for Creative Technologies, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 132:420-5. 2008
    ..Clinical trials are currently underway at Ft. Lewis, Camp Pendleton, Emory University, Weill Cornell Medical College, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, San Diego Naval Medical Center and 12 other sites...
  3. ncbi request reprint STRIVE: Stress Resilience In Virtual Environments: a pre-deployment VR system for training emotional coping skills and assessing chronic and acute stress responses
    Albert Rizzo
    University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies, CA 90094, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 173:379-85. 2012
    ..One such construct, Allostatic Load, is being directly investigated via physiological and neuro-hormonal analysis from specimen collections taken immediately before and after engagement in the STRIVE virtual experience...
  4. pmc Intervention to enhance skilled arm and hand movements after stroke: A feasibility study using a new virtual reality system
    Jill Campbell Stewart
    Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy at the School of Dentistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 4:21. 2007
    ..We describe four VR tasks that were developed and tested to improve arm and hand movement skills for individuals with hemiparesis...
  5. ncbi request reprint VR PTSD exposure therapy results with active duty OIF/OEF combatants
    Albert A Rizzo
    University of Southern California, Institute for Creative Technologies, CA, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 142:277-82. 2009
    ..Research and clinical tests using the Virtual Iraq/Afghanistan software are also currently underway at Weill Cornell Medical College, Emory University, Fort Lewis and WRAMC along with 20 other test sites...
  6. doi request reprint Development and early evaluation of the Virtual Iraq/Afghanistan exposure therapy system for combat-related PTSD
    Albert Skip Rizzo
    Institute for Creative Technologies, Department of Psychiatry and School of Gerontology, University of Southern California, Playa Vista, California 90094, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1208:114-25. 2010
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  7. ncbi request reprint A virtual reality scenario for all seasons: the virtual classroom
    Albert A Rizzo
    Institute for Creative Technologies, School of Gerontology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90292, USA
    CNS Spectr 11:35-44. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint An intelligent virtual human system for providing healthcare information and support
    Albert A Rizzo
    University of Southern California, Institute for Creative Technologies, Playa Vista, CA 90064, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 163:503-9. 2011
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Virtual reality applications for addressing the needs of those aging with disability
    Albert Rizzo
    University of Southern California, Institute for Creative Technologies, Playa Vista, CA 90064, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 163:510-6. 2011
    ..This is the theme of the research to be presented at this MMVR workshop...
  10. doi request reprint Virtual reality goes to war: a brief review of the future of military behavioral healthcare
    Albert Rizzo
    Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Southern California, CA 90094, USA
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 18:176-87. 2011
    ..S. Army University Affiliated Research Center, and this paper will detail efforts to use virtual reality to deliver exposure therapy, assess PTSD and cognitive function and provide stress resilience training prior to deployment...
  11. pmc Virtual reality and interactive digital game technology: new tools to address obesity and diabetes
    Albert Skip Rizzo
    Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Southern California, Playa Vista, California, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 5:256-64. 2011
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint The challenge of using virtual reality in telerehabilitation
    Albert A Rizzo
    Integrated Media Systems Center, University of Southern California, School of Gerontology, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Telemed J E Health 10:184-95. 2004
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Development and evaluation of low cost game-based balance rehabilitation tool using the Microsoft Kinect sensor
    Belinda Lange
    Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90092, USA lange ict usc edu
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:1831-4. 2011
    ..The aim of this research was to develop and assess an interactive game-based rehabilitation tool for balance training of adults with neurological injury...
  14. ncbi request reprint Development of a data management tool for investigating multivariate space and free will experiences in virtual reality
    Jacquelyn Ford Morie
    University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies ICT, 13274 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, California 90292, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 30:319-31. 2005
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  15. ncbi request reprint Virtual reality in paediatric rehabilitation: a review
    Thomas D Parsons
    Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Southern California, CA 90292 4019, USA
    Dev Neurorehabil 12:224-38. 2009
    ..To provide a narrative review of studies regarding the outcomes of Virtual Reality (VR)-based treatment and rehabilitation programmes within the paediatric population...
  16. ncbi request reprint A virtual human agent for assessing bias in novice therapists
    Thomas D Parsons
    University of Southern California, Marina del Rey, CA 90292 4019, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 142:253-8. 2009
    ..The third experiment looked at the usability of Virtual Standardized Patients for eliciting psychophysiological responses following exposure to virtual humans representing different ethnicities...
  17. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive and psychophysiological analysis of human performance within virtual reality environments
    Thomas D Parsons
    University of Southern California, Marina del Rey, CA, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 142:247-52. 2009
    ..The third experiment looked at participants' psychophysiological responses in both low and high immersion virtual environments...
  18. ncbi request reprint Objective structured clinical interview training using a virtual human patient
    Thomas D Parsons
    Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90292 4019, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 132:357-62. 2008
    ..This study illustrates the ways in which a variety of core research components developed at the University of Southern California facilitates the rapid development of mental health applications...
  19. ncbi request reprint Virtual environment for assessment of neurocognitive functioning: virtual reality cognitive performance assessment test
    Thomas D Parsons
    Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90292 4019, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 132:351-6. 2008
    ..We conclude that the VRCPAT provides a unique opportunity to reliably and efficiently study neurocognitive function within an ecologically valid environment...
  20. doi request reprint Initial validation of a virtual environment for assessment of memory functioning: virtual reality cognitive performance assessment test
    Thomas D Parsons
    Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Southern California, Marina del Rey, California 90292 4019, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 11:17-25. 2008
    ..We conclude that the VRCPAT is a valid test that provides a unique opportunity to reliably and efficiently study memory function within an ecologically valid environment...
  21. ncbi request reprint Affective outcomes of virtual reality exposure therapy for anxiety and specific phobias: a meta-analysis
    Thomas D Parsons
    Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Southern California, 13274 Fiji Way, Office 301, Marina del Rey, CA 90292 4019, USA
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 39:250-61. 2008
    ..This highlights the need for future research studies that report uniform and detailed information regarding presence, immersion, anxiety and/or phobia duration, and demographics...
  22. ncbi request reprint A controlled clinical comparison of attention performance in children with ADHD in a virtual reality classroom compared to standard neuropsychological methods
    Thomas D Parsons
    University of Southern California in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Child Neuropsychol 13:363-81. 2007
    ..These data suggested that the Virtual Classroom had good potential for controlled performance assessment within an ecologically valid environment and appeared to parse out significant effects due to the presence of distraction stimuli...
  23. doi request reprint Development of an interactive game-based rehabilitation tool for dynamic balance training
    Belinda Lange
    Medical Virtual Reality Group, Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Southern California, Playa Vista, California, USA
    Top Stroke Rehabil 17:345-52. 2010
    ..Overall, feedback was positive, and areas for improvement were identified. This preliminary research provides support for the development of a game that caters specifically to the key requirements of balance rehabilitation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of virtual reality for pediatric pain distraction during i.v. placement
    Jeffrey I Gold
    Clinical Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, USC Keck School of Medicine, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90027 6062, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 9:207-12. 2006
    ..However, further research with larger sample sizes and other routine medical procedures is warranted...
  25. ncbi request reprint A 3D virtual environment rod and frame test: the reliability and validity of four traditional scoring methods for older adults
    Greg M Reger
    Fuller Theological Seminary, Graduate School of Psychology, Pasadena, CA, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 25:1169-77. 2003
    ..Given the availability of a reliable and valid scoring method, the VERF may result in previously unavailable insights through the measurement of visuospatial abilities in 3D...
  26. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in mental rotation and spatial rotation in a virtual environment
    Thomas D Parsons
    Fuller Graduate School of Psychology, Pasadena, CA, USA
    Neuropsychologia 42:555-62. 2004
    ..Current results suggest men may rely more on left hemisphere processing than women when engaged in rotational tasks...
  27. ncbi request reprint Virtual reality and applied psychophysiology
    Brenda K Wiederhold
    Interactive Media Institute, Virtual Reality Medical Center, San Diego, California, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 30:183-5. 2005
  28. doi request reprint Assessment of spatial attention and neglect with a virtual wheelchair navigation task
    Laurel J Buxbaum
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 30:650-60. 2008
    ..The VR task thus shows promise as a sensitive, efficient measure of real-life navigation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Virtual reality in brain damage rehabilitation: review
    F David Rose
    School of Psychology, University of East London, Stratford, London, United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav 8:241-62; discussion 263-71. 2005
    ..The review concludes that the use of VR in brain damage rehabilitation is expanding dramatically and will become an integral part of cognitive assessment and rehabilitation in the future...
  30. ncbi request reprint Backpropagation and regression: comparative utility for neuropsychologists
    Thomas D Parsons
    Fuller Theological Seminary, Graduate School of Psychology, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:95-104. 2004
    ..39, p < .02; Standard Error = 13.07). This 18% increase in prediction of a common neuropsychological problem demonstrated that an ANN has the potential to outperform a regression...
  31. ncbi request reprint Virtual reality and neuropsychology: upgrading the current tools
    Maria T Schultheis
    Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Laboratory, Kessler Medical Rehabilitation Research and Education Corporation, West Orange, New Jersey 07052, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 17:378-94. 2002
    ..These applications have served to demonstrate the various assets offered through the use of VR...