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Max Birk <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 12:08:34 +0200
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| Call for Papers
| CHI PLAY 2018 FORUM on Video Games for Mental Health
| October 28, 2018
| Melbourne, Australia
| Submission Deadline: August 15 September 1

The Forum on Video Games for Mental Health invites researchers and
practitioners working on mental health, video games, and/or digital health
care to discuss their work under the auspices of the annual CHI PLAY
conference. Participants can also look forward to three thought provoking
keynotes, addressing the use of video games in therapy, issues with the
clinical implementation of digital health technologies, and the production
of games for mental health.

We particularly welcome contributions on:
- Innovative game designs and technologies for promoting, assessing or
treating mental health
- User-centered or participatory design methods applied to games for mental
- Implementation strategies and or clinical/practical considerations when
using games for mental health
- User studies, experiments and/or intervention studies, focused on
outcomes of using games for mental health
- Post-mortems of games for mental health
- Video games and playful interactions applied in the therapeutic context

For more information and submission details see the workshop website:

Max Birk, University of Saskatchewan
Vero Vanden Abeele, KU Leuven
Greg Wadley, University of Melbourne
John Torous, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School

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