Understanding your stress

Understanding your stress

It is not always easy to understand and recognize stress in a situation. It is sometimes difficult to know to which element this anxiety refers. And yet it is necessary to reduce this anxiety, its symptoms and find serenity in everyday life..TABLE OF CONTENTS Stress...

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Behavioral activation

Behavioral activation

Faced with depression and its negative symptoms, behavioral activation is today a first-line treatment whose effects continue to be highlighted in the scientific literature. Theorized in the 1950s, developed in the 1970s and popularized in the 1990s, behavioral...

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Workaholism: the addiction to work

Workaholism: the addiction to work

Workaholism or "boulomanie" in French refers to addiction to work. Unlike many other addictions, its symptoms such as presenteeism (being at work even when you shouldn't be) or over-investment in work are often valued in companies, which makes it more insidious and...

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Managing an anxiety attack

Managing an anxiety attack

As the situation overwhelms us, our anxiety takes on a life of its own, sometimes going so far as to cause a panic attack. This situation is particularly unpleasant for the person experiencing it, with significant physical and psychological symptoms. But this feeling...

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Mindfulness meditation

Mindfulness meditation

When we are overwhelmed by our thoughts, suffocated by our ruminations, submerged by our anticipations, when we function on autopilot and have the impression that our life is passing us by, mindfulness meditation is a breath of fresh air to find our bearings in the...

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Maslow’s hierarchy of needs

Maslow’s hierarchy of needs

What if your own fulfillment was not only dependent on you but on the basic needs present for each human being? What if understanding your needs would allow you to approach more easily a feeling of well-being?TABLE OF CONTENTS What is Maslow's hierarchy of needs?...

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C2Care at the service of intensive care patients

C2Care at the service of intensive care patients

C2Care collaborated with the Hôpital Nord de Marseille (AP-HM) as well as with Maryse Pour la Vie to prepare patients for their stay in the ICU following lung transplantation surgery.  The very first patient to have contributed to this study was exposed before her...

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Hygienic and dietary rules

Hygienic and dietary rules

In the context of anxiety (phobias, OCD, GAD), we will discuss today the hygienic-dietary rules. The purpose of these rules is to provide advice on lifestyle habits. These rules match very well with the therapeutic elements that you will teach him The rules :  ...

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Interview with Laetitia CICUREL

Interview with Laetitia CICUREL

Laetitia CICUREL, psychologue spécialisée dans les thérapies cognitivo comportementales, nous explique son utilisation des thérapies par exposition à la réalité virtuelle !

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Why use virtual reality in the treatment of phobias?

Why use virtual reality in the treatment of phobias?

Written byr Margaux Jacobson October 31, 2016 First of all, specific phobia is, according to the DSM-5, listed in the category of "anxiety disorders" with a one-time prevalence rate of patients with a phobic disorder of between 4% and 8.8%, and for a lifetime of...

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What is a phobia?

What is a phobia?

Written by Rodolphe Oppenheimer October 10, 2016 Phobos is the embodiment of fear, he followed his father on the battlefield. The panic fear that he triggered at the mere sight of him translates what a person feels when confronted with the object of his fear. There...

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TERVs, a contribution to CBT: a case study

TERVs, a contribution to CBT: a case study

Written by Benoit Destombes October 17, 2016 I recently discovered the treatment of psychopathological problems through Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy (VRET). It turns out that it can be a complementary tool to the classic Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy (CBT)...

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C2Care supports Mental Health Information Week

C2Care supports Mental Health Information Week

From March 16 to 29, 2020, the 31st Mental Health Information Weeks (SISM) will take place, with more than 100 events taking place throughout France. The SISM are organized by the Collectif national des SISM, composed of many actors of mental health in France.

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The impostor syndrome

The impostor syndrome

Do you have a feeling of fooling the world around you whether it be from a personal or professional point of view? Do you find it difficult to accept compliments? Perhaps you are subject to impostor syndrome! Although not considered as pathological, the impostor...

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Virtual Reality Exposure Therapies

Virtual Reality Exposure Therapies

Virtual reality exposure therapies (VRET) are based on cognitive-behavioral therapies’ exposure principles. By receiving scientific validity, VRET are an alternative from imaginary or in vivo exposures. These types of therapies are made to take care of many mental...

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Cognitive distortions

Cognitive distortions

Every day we have to understand the reality that surrounds us. All our psychological processes will be activated in different situations: decision making, emotions, understanding, evaluation... But these processes can be erroneous and limited by cognitive...

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The Toltec Agreements

The Toltec Agreements

The Toltec agreements aim at finding freedom and personal well-being, present in the ancestral Mexican culture. It is Don Miguel, in 1997, who shares with us this precious information to help us feel more in tune with ourselves.Table of contents The Toltec Agreements:...

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Self-determination

Self-determination

What if completing a task did not depend solely on you? What if your personality was governed by fundamental psychological needs and that meeting these needs could lead you to personal fulfillment? To be self-determined is to be able to respond to a sense of freedom,...

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Vicarious learning

Vicarious learning

Whether we like it or not, others have an impact on us, just as we have an impact on them. Our social interactions determine the acquisition of new behaviors, skills, or abilities. We are endowed with an ability to observe, analyze, interpret and imitate the behaviors...

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Sleep

Sleep

Nearly 15% of the French population considers that sleeping is a waste of time. However, one person in three suffers from sleep disorders. And yet, sleep plays a major role in all areas of our lives. Indeed, a good sleep is essential in learning and memorization...

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Cardiac coherence

Cardiac coherence

Cardiac coherence is a breathing technique that aims to immediately decrease the heart rate in a particularly stressful situation. You can be fully involved in the regulation of your emotions in just 15 minutes a day. SUMMARY What is cardiac coherence? How does it...

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Cognitive therapy: Self-observation

Cognitive therapy: Self-observation

Cognitive therapy is used to help patients transform their way of thinking, to stop interpreting the situation in a dysfunctional way. For example, when the patient sees a dog, he or she thinks directly that the dog will bite him or her. The goal of these sessions is...

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Response prevention – OCD

Response prevention – OCD

Response prevention is a method of cognitive-behavioral therapy that is used for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. This module is done after the five psychotherapy sessions that precede the exposure to virtual reality and is only for people suffering from OCD. THE...

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Barlow’s etiological model

Barlow’s etiological model

Barlow's etiological model is presented in the second group therapy session. This model explains the causes of phobias, anxiety, OCD... According to this model, there may be a biological hereditary vulnerability, that is, a sensitivity to anxiety that is passed on by...

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Beck’s cognitive model

Beck’s cognitive model

Beck's cognitive model is taught in the second session in the treatment of anxiety disorders (toc, phobia). These sessions are often done in a group setting in order to involve the patients. Our brain works like a computer processor, its main function is data...

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Gray’s neurobiological model

Gray’s neurobiological model

Psychoeducation is done during the first group therapy session and consists of explaining the patterns of anxiety for patients who are phobic, have OCD, or have generalized anxiety disorders. The models help explain the causes and mechanisms of anxiety, the goal is to...

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Slogans: Positive self-instructions

Slogans: Positive self-instructions

Slogans are short, punchy, understandable and clear sentences that are repeated. But what exactly are slogans for? This is a good introductory question to ask your patients. Slogans are used to influence people in their choices. By dint of hearing it repeated, we...

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The AWARE technique

The AWARE technique

Today we are going to talk about managing emotions and anxiety through the ACARA system. This technique is usually explained in the third session to anxious patients. The AWARE acronym In your sessions, you need to establish a dialogue with your patients. Dr. Malbos...

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Schultz relaxation

Schultz relaxation

Today we will discuss the Schultz method of relaxation. Schultz's autogenic training is one of three relaxation methods highly recommended by Dr. Malbos and for your patients who are anxious, addicted or who have an eating disorder.  This relaxation method will...

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Somatic origins of psychiatric illnesses

Somatic origins of psychiatric illnesses

This article will be dedicated to the evaluation and especially to the fact that it is important to think about the organic origins of a psychiatric or psychological pathology when you have a patient who presents to you.  It is the idea that behind a patient who is...

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Self-affirmation: communication technique

Self-affirmation: communication technique

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Today, we are going to discuss an essential element of cognitive-behavioral therapy applied and enhanced by virtual reality: assertiveness. Which of your patients will be concerned by this type of technique? It is mainly patients who...

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Jacobson Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Jacobson Progressive Muscle Relaxation

With which patients should it be applied? This relaxation method has been around for a long time and has been scientifically validated many times. You can use it with your patients with all anxiety disorders, with all phobias, especially agoraphobia, generalized...

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Depression in the elderly

Depression in the elderly

Recent years have seen a huge uptick in the use of VR in geriatrics. As Mathias et al reported in a 2019 review of the literature, VR has become an effective tool in screening for and treating cognitive impairment, while it has also found uses in the treatment of...

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Fear of Insects: A Widespread Phobia

Fear of Insects: A Widespread Phobia

The extreme fear of insects is called entomophobia and is one of the most common forms of phobia. It causes panic and acute anxiety in its victims, but there are effective ways to get rid of it, such as virtual reality, medication, etc. Psychologists offer virtual...

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My child is afraid to go back to school

My child is afraid to go back to school

Parents and guardians currently considering choices when it comes to reopening schools during the height of a deadly epidemic may have an additional challenge: children who are afraid to return to the classroom. Feelings of restlessness are common and anticipated in...

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How is Covid-19 impacting on Mental Health?

How is Covid-19 impacting on Mental Health?

For several months now, people around the world have faced an unprecedented attack on their health, well-being and economy. This has created further obstacles for those already suffering from mental disorders ranging from anxiety to depression to substance abuse. It...

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Treating Fear of Driving in Virtual Reality

Treating Fear of Driving in Virtual Reality

facebooktwitterlinkedininstagramWritten by Julie Faccini March 16, 2020 C2Drive is an application dedicated to the treatment of amaxophobia or fear of driving. Its repercussion is important and tends to be generalized on the whole of the life of the people who are...

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Treating Fear of Flying (aviophobia) in Virtual Reality

Treating Fear of Flying (aviophobia) in Virtual Reality

Written by Julie FACCINI March 13, 2020 Aviophobia or fear of flying is an anxiety disorder of the family of specific phobias. It is very common, affecting about 10% of the French population and 20% of the world population.  In order to treat this anxiety disorder,...

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Update C2Care 2020.1.0

Update C2Care 2020.1.0

Find all the information on the 2020.1.0 update of the C2Care Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy (VRET) software.

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