Directors of thesis: Dr. Cristina Botella Arbona and Dr. Conxa Perpiñá Tordera.
Doctoral candidate: Dr. Helio Marco.
Oral presentation: December 2004
Qualification: Excellent Cum Laude Unanimously.
The objective of this thesis is to develop, validate and show the efficiency of a body image component that improves the traditional ED treatment. For this purpose, a BI treatment component was developed using Virtual Reality techniques (VR). The results indicate that the CBT programme expanded with the BI component using VR techniques produced a clinically significant improvement in the standard treatment for ED.