Presentation on theme: "USC Institute for Creative Technologies Skip Rizzo, Ph.D. Associate Director - Institute for Creative Technologies Research Professor, Psychiatry and School."— Presentation transcript:
USC Institute for Creative Technologies Skip Rizzo, Ph.D. Associate Director - Institute for Creative Technologies Research Professor, Psychiatry and School of Gerontology University of Southern California Los Angeles, California PART 3
2 A Kiosk-Based Intelligent Healthcare Guide that can Sense your State DARPA: Detection and Computational Analysis of Psychological Signals (DCAPS) SimCoach Sensei An Online Intelligent Healthcare Guide A Kiosk-Based Intelligent Healthcare Guide that can Sense your State Using a WebCam, Kinect and a Microphone – to give “eyes” and “ears” to a SimCoach!!!
3 A Telemedicine Decision Support Tool TeleCoach DARPA: Detection and Computational Analysis of Psychological Signals (DCAPS)
4 Simsensei: Eliciting honest Health status ”…Reporting of depression, PTSD, suicidal ideation, and interest in receiving care were 2-fold to 4-fold higher on the anonymous survey compared with the routine Post-Deployment Health Assessment.” Warner et al., Archives of General Psychiatry, Oct. 2011. Warner et al., Archives of General Psychiatry, Oct. 2011.
The Colorado National Guard Project Two Projects: SimSensei and STRIVETwo Projects: SimSensei and STRIVE 36 Member USASOCOM National Guard Unit36 Member USASOCOM National Guard Unit –Heterogeneous Sample (male/female, young/older,1 st Timers/Multiple Deployments) ScheduleSchedule –January 2014 Pre-Deployment Baseline Blood Draw all at one time: 2 hoursBlood Draw all at one time: 2 hours SimSensei 1 Hour individuallySimSensei 1 Hour individually STRIVE 2 Hours individuallySTRIVE 2 Hours individually –December 2014 Post-Deployment SimSensei 1 Hour IndividuallySimSensei 1 Hour Individually –May 2014 6-Month Follow-up SimSensei 1 Hour IndividuallySimSensei 1 Hour Individually
The Colorado National Guard Project Primary Aims of the ProjectPrimary Aims of the Project –Can we develop a better assessment of Psychological Health at pre-Deployment –Can we teach Psychological Resilience and Emotional Coping prior to Deployment –Can VR Resilience Training reduce later incidence of PTS reactions –Can we predict in advance who may be at risk for Psychological Health problems upon return home or at 6 months post-deployment –Can we better detect Psychological Health problems upon the return home
The Colorado National Guard Project Safety and Risk MitigationSafety and Risk Mitigation Current Approved IRB ApprovalsCurrent Approved IRB Approvals –SimSensei: USC and USAMB IRB –STRIVE: USC and U.S. Marines –STRIVE: USC and U.S. Marines (MCCDC) IRB Current Use of SystemsCurrent Use of Systems –SimSensei: >100 Veterans; >100 Civilians –STRIVE: > 47 ROTC, WP Cadets, Civilians No Critical IncidentsNo Critical Incidents Camp Pendleton Study: Spring 2014Camp Pendleton Study: Spring 2014 JBLM Study: under reviewJBLM Study: under review
On the horizon… Asperger’s & Alzheimer’s Depression & Epilepsy
Job Interview Training System for Persons with Asperger’s Syndrome
Partnership with: Boris R. Bracio, Prof. Dr. rer. nat., Dipl.-Ing. Head of Biomedical Engineering Anhalt University of Applied Sciences Virtual Buddy for in home companionship and support for persons with Mild Dementia
Partnership with: Dr. Steven Garlow, M.D. Dept. Psychiatry Emory Univerity Assessment of Expressive Changes in Intractably Depressed Patients following Ongoing Deep Brain Stimulation
Partnership with: Dr. Robert Sachdev, M.D. Dept. Psychiatry Yale Univerity Assessment of Epileptic Foci with Indwelling Brain Recording
14 The End (for now) "It would be strange, and embarrassing, if clinical psychologists, supposedly sophisticated methodologically and quantitatively trained, were to lag behind internal medicine, investment analysis, and factory operations control in accepting the computer revolution." - Paul Meehl, 1987