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1. WO2009065112 - METHODS FOR TREATING SOCIAL DISORDERS

Publication Number WO/2009/065112
Publication Date 22.05.2009
International Application No. PCT/US2008/083755
International Filing Date 17.11.2008
IPC
A61M 21/00 2006.1
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
MDEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY; DEVICES FOR TRANSDUCING BODY MEDIA OR FOR TAKING MEDIA FROM THE BODY; DEVICES FOR PRODUCING OR ENDING SLEEP OR STUPOR
21Other devices or methods to cause a change in the state of consciousness; Devices for producing or ending sleep by mechanical, optical, or acoustical means, e.g. for hypnosis
A61B 5/02 2006.1
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5Measuring for diagnostic purposes; Identification of persons
02Measuring pulse, heart rate, blood pressure or blood flow; Combined pulse/heart-rate/blood pressure determination; Evaluating a cardiovascular condition not otherwise provided for, e.g. using combinations of techniques provided for in this group with electrocardiography; Heart catheters for measuring blood pressure
CPC
A61M 2021/0027
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
MDEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY
21Other devices or methods to cause a change in the state of consciousness; Devices for producing or ending sleep by mechanical, optical, or acoustical means, e.g. for hypnosis
0005by the use of a particular sense, or stimulus
0027by the hearing sense
A61M 2021/0044
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61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
MDEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY
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0005by the use of a particular sense, or stimulus
0044by the sight sense
A61M 2021/005
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61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
MDEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY
21Other devices or methods to cause a change in the state of consciousness; Devices for producing or ending sleep by mechanical, optical, or acoustical means, e.g. for hypnosis
0005by the use of a particular sense, or stimulus
0044by the sight sense
005images, e.g. video
A61M 21/00
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61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
MDEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY
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61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
MDEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY
2205General characteristics of the apparatus
50with microprocessors or computers
502User interfaces, e.g. screens or keyboards
A61M 2205/52
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
MDEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY
2205General characteristics of the apparatus
50with microprocessors or computers
52with memories providing a history of measured variating parameters of apparatus or patient
Applicants
  • SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION [US]/[US] (AllExceptUS)
  • AMIR, Nader [US]/[US] (UsOnly)
Inventors
  • AMIR, Nader
Agents
  • DAVISON, Scott H.
Priority Data
60/988,66616.11.2007US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) METHODS FOR TREATING SOCIAL DISORDERS
(FR) PROCÉDÉS POUR TRAITER DES TROUBLES SOCIAUX
Abstract
(EN)
Systems and methods for treating patients with an anxiety disorder are disclosed. The systems comprise a screen for displaying sets of stimuli, a computer to control the display of stimuli onto the screen during at least one treatment session and the ability for the patient to interact with the screen in response to the displayed stimuli. The interaction of the patient with the system during the treatment session is capable of treating patient anxiety associated with an anxiety disorder, such as social anxiety. Also provided are computer programs capable of being used in the systems and methods of the present invention for treating anxiety.
(FR)
L'invention concerne des systèmes et procédés pour traiter des patients atteints d'un trouble de l'anxiété. Les systèmes comprennent un écran pour afficher les jeux de stimuli, un ordinateur pour commander l'affichage de stimuli sur l'écran pendant au moins une session de traitement et la capacité pour le patient d'interagir avec l'écran en réponse aux stimuli affichés. L'interaction du patient avec le système pendant une session de traitement peut traiter l'anxiété du patient associée à un trouble de l'anxiété, telle qu'une anxiété sociale. Il est également proposé des programmes informatiques pouvant être utilisés dans les procédés et systèmes de la présente invention pour traiter l'anxiété.
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