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1. (WO2009065112) METHODS FOR TREATING SOCIAL DISORDERS
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Pub. No.: WO/2009/065112 International Application No.: PCT/US2008/083755
Publication Date: 22.05.2009 International Filing Date: 17.11.2008
IPC:
A61M 21/00 (2006.01) ,A61B 5/02 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
M
DEVICES 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
21
Other 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
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5
Measuring for diagnostic purposes; Identification of persons
02
Measuring 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
Applicants:
SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION [US/US]; 5250 Campanile Drive San Diego, California 92182-1998, US (AllExceptUS)
AMIR, Nader [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
Inventors:
AMIR, Nader; US
Agent:
DAVISON, Scott H. ; Sughrue Mion, PLLC 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 800 Washington, District Of Columbia 20037-3213, US
Priority Data:
60/988,66616.11.2007US
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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African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG)
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)
Also published as:
US20110027765CA2706329IN1232/MUMNP/2010