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PUBLICATIONS FROM THE LAB:
 
 

Articles, books and book chapters

Bouchard, S., Robillard, G., Giroux, I., Jacques, C., Loranger, C., St-Pierre, M., Chrétien, M., & Goulet, A. (2016, accepted). Using Virtual Reality in the Treatment of Gambling Disorder: The Development of a New Tool to Practice Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.  Frontiers in Psychiatry.

Bouchard, S., Dumoulin, S., Robillard, G., Guitard, T., Klinger, É., Forget, H., Loranger, C., & Roucaut, F.-X. (2017, in press). Exposure in virtual reality is more effective and efficient than in vivo exposure when using broad range of stimuli for the treatment of social anxiety disorder: A three-arm randomized controlled trial. British Journal of Psychiatry.

Watts, S., Marchand, A., Bouchard, S., & Bombardier, M. (2016). L’alliance thérapeutique lors d’une télépsychothérapie pour un trouble du spectre anxieux: Recension systématique de la littérature. Revue Québécoise de Psychologie, 37(3), 277-302.

Chagnon-Forget, M., Rouhafzay, G., Cretu, A.-M. & BOUCHARD, S. (2016). Enhanced Visual-Attention Model for Perceptually Improved 3D Object Modeling in Virtual Environments. 3D Research, 7(30), 1-18. DOI 10.1007/s13319-016-0106-7.

Baus, O., & Bouchard, S. (2016). Exposure to an unpleasant odour increases the sense of presence in virtual reality. Virtual reality, 1-16. DOI: 10.1007/s10055-016-0299-3.

Laforest, M., Bouchard, S., Crétu, A.-M., & Mesly, O. (2016). Inducing an anxiety response using a contaminated virtual environment: validation of a therapeutic tool for obsessive-compulsive disorder. Frontiers in ICT, 3(18). doi: 10.3389/fict.2016.00018.

Laforest, M., Bouchard, S., Bosse, J., & Mesly, O. (2016). Effectiveness of in virtuo exposure and response prevention treatment using cognitive-behavioral therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder: A study based on a single-case study protocol. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 7(99). doi:  10.3389/fpsyt.2016.00099.

Cousineau, H., Marchand, A., Bouchard, S., Bélanger, C., Gosselin, P., Langlois, F., Labrecque, J., Dugas, M., & Belleville, G. (2016). Insomnia Symptoms Following Treatment for Comorbid Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia and Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 204(4), 267-273.

Trottier, D., Goyette, M., & Benbouriche, M., Renaud, P. Rouleau, J-L., & Bouchard, S. (2015, accepted). Using virtual reality and eye-tracking with child sexual offenders: Assessing deviant sexual interests. In S. Rizzo, & S. Bouchard (Eds), Virtual Reality Technologies for Health and Clinical Applications: Psychological and Neurocognitive Interventions. Springer Editions, 32 p.

Mesly, O. & Bouchard, S. (2016). Predatory-Prey decision-making during market bubbles – preliminary evidence from a neurobiological study. Journal of Behavioral Finance, 17(3), 293-308.

Cárdenas-López, G., Bouchard, S., & Viete Sierra, A. (2015). Realidad virtual: aplicaciones en e-salud. UNAM (Mexico): Libro publicado con financiamiento CONACyT, 201p, ISBN: 978-607-02-6679-9.

Perreault, M., Bouchard, S. Lapalme, M., Audet, D., Cusson, J.-C., & Zacchia, C. (2015). Perspective de pairs aidants sur leur expérience d’animation d’un programme d’auto-traitement du trouble panique. Santé mentale au Québec, 40(1), 35-51.

Grenier, S., Forget, H. Bouchard, S., Isère, S., Belleville, S., Potvin, O., Rioux, M.-È., & Talbot, M. (2015). Using virtual reality to improve the efficacy of Cognitive-Behavioral therapy (CBT) in the treatment of late-life anxiety: preliminary recommendations for future research. International Psychogeriatrics, 27(7), 1217-1225. doi:10.1017/S1041610214002300.

Bouchard, S. (2015). Virtual reality treatment. Dans I. Milosevic & R.E. McCabe (Éds.), Phobias: The psychology of irrational fear (pp.410-414). Santa Barbara (CA): ABC-CLIO, LLC.

Cárdenas-López, G.,  de la Rosa-Gómez, A., Durán-Baca, X., & Bouchard, S. (2015). Virtual reality PTSD treatment program for civil victims of criminal violence. Dans P. Cipresso & S. Serino (Éds.), Virtual Reality: Technologies, Medical Applications and Challenges (pp. 269-290). Hauppauge (NY): Nova Science Publishers.

Trottier, D., Renaud, P., Rouleau J.-L., Goyette, M., Saumur, C., Boukhalfi, T., & Bouchard, S. (2015). Using immersive virtual reality and anatomically correct computer-generated characters in the forensic assessment of deviant sexual preferences. Virtual Reality, 19:303., 37–47. DOI 10.1007/s10055-013-0235-8.

Corno, G. & Bouchard, S. (2015). An innovative positive psychology vr application for victims of sexual violence: a qualitative study. Dans P.  Cipresso & S. Serino (Éds.), Virtual Reality: Technologies, Medical Applications and Challenges (pp.229-268). Hauppauge (NY): Nova Science Publishers.

Quintana, P., Bouchard, S., Serrano, B., & Cardenas-Lopez, G. (2014). Efectos secundarios negativos de la inmersión con realidad virtual en poblaciones clínicas que padecen ansiedad. Revista de Psicopatología y Psicología Clínica, 19(3), 197-207. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5944/rppc.vol.19.num.3.2014.13901

Bouchard, S. Loranger, C., Giroux, I., Jacques, C., & Robillard, G. (2014). Using Virtual Reality to Provide a Naturalistic Setting for the Treatment of Pathological Gambling. In Cecília Sík Lányi (Ed.), The Thousand Faces of Virtual Reality (pp. 3-21), ISBN: 978-953-51-1733-9, InTech, DOI: 10.5772/59240.

Wiederhold, B.K., & Bouchard, S. (2014). Advances in virtual reality and anxiety disorders. Springer, 280p. 87 illus. ISBN 978-1-4899-8022-9.
http://www.springer.com/psychology/book/978-1-4899-8022-9

Bouchard, S. (2014). Virtual reality is upon us. Journal of Gambling Issues, 29. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4309/jgi.2014.29.1

Katzman, M., Bleau, P., Blier, P., Chokka, P., Kjernisted, K., Van Ameringen, M., Antony, M., Bouchard, S., Brunet, A., Flament, M., Grigoriadis, S., Mendlowitz, S, O’Connor, K., Rabheru, K., Ritcher, P.M.A., Robichaud, M., & Walker, J.R. (2014). Canadian clinical practice guidelines for the management of anxiety, posttraumatic stress and obsessive compulsive disorders. BMC Psychiatry, 14(suppl 1):S1.

Baus, O., & Bouchard, (2014). Moving from virtual reality exposure-based therapy to augmented reality exposure-based therapy: A review. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8(112). DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00112.

Renaud, P., Trottier, D., Nolet, K., Rouleau, J.-L., Goyette, M., & Bouchard, S. (2014). Sexual self-regulation and cognitive absorption as factors of sexual response towards virtual characters. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 17(4), 241-247.

Tremblay, L., Chebbi, B., Bouchard, S., Cimon-Lambert, K., & Carmichael, J. (2014). Learning Disabilities and Visual-Motor Skills; Comparing Assessment from a Hapto-Virtual Reality Tool and Bender-Gestalt Test. Virtual Reality. DOI 10.1007/s10055-014-0242-4

Fontanessi, L. & Renaud, P. (2013). Sexual Presence: an Explanation from Evolutionary Psychology. New Ideas in Psychology, 33, 1-7.

Primiano, S., Marchand, A., Gosselin, P., Langlois, F., Bouchard, S., Bélanger, C., Labrecque, J., Dugas, M., & Dupuis, G. (2013). The effect of a combined versus a conventional cognitive-behavioral therapy on quality of life for comorbid panic disorder with agoraphobia and generalized anxiety disorder: Preliminary results. Behavior Modification 9, pp. 1-22. DOI: 10.1177/0145445513504430.

Perreault, M., Lafortune, D., Laverdure, A., Chartier-Otis, M., Bélanger, C., Marchand, M., Bouchard, S., & Milton, D. (2013). Obstacles de l’accès au traitement rapportés par des personnes aux prises avec un trouble anxieux. CanJPsychiatry/ La Revue Canadienne de psychiatrie, 58(5), 300-305.

Monthuy-Blanc, J., Bouchard, S., Maïano, C., & Séguin, M. (2013). Telepsychotherapy: acceptance for first nations and aboriginal communities. Transcultural Psychiatry, 50(2) 323–343.Publié en ligne:
http://tps.sagepub.com/content/early/2013/05/10/1363461513487665

Gervais, J., Bouchard, S., Guilbert, S., & Gagnier, N. (2013). Les trucs de Dominique : Regard sur un programme d’apprentissage des techniques de gestion de l’anxiété destiné aux enfants (Using stories to prevent anxiety disorders in youth : clinical rationale and summary of a program). Revue de Psychoéducation, 42(1), 67-93.

Bouchard, S., Gervais, J., Gagnier, N., & Loranger, C. (2013). Evaluation of primary prevention program for anxiety disorders using story books with children aged 9–12 years. Journal of Primary Prevention, 34, 345-358. DOI 10.1007/s10935-013-0317-0.

Yuen, E. K., Herbert, J. D., Forman, E. M., Goetter, E. M., Juarascio, A. S., Rabin, S, Goodwin, C., & Bouchard, S. (2013). Acceptance Based Behavior Therapy for Social Anxiety Disorder through Videoconferencing. Journal of Anxiety, 27, 389-397.

Giroux, I., Faucher-Gravel, A., St-Hilaire, A., Boudreault, C., Jacques, C., & Bouchard, S. (2013). Gambling exposure in virtual reality and modification of urge to gamble. Journal of CyberPsychology and Social Networking, 16(3), 224-231.

Renaud, P., Chartier, S., Rouleau, J.-L., Proulx, J., Goyette, M., Trottier, D., Fedoroff, P., Bradford, J.-P., Dassylva, B., & Bouchard, S. (2013). Using virtual reality and ecological psychology to probe into child molesters’ phenomenology. Journal of Sexual Agression, 19(1), 102-120.

Bouchard, S., Bernier, F., Boivin, É., Dumoulin, S., Laforest, M., Guitard, T., et al. (2013). Empathy toward virtual humans depicting a known or unknown person expressing pain. Journal of CyberPsychology, Behavior and Social Networking, 16(1), 61-71.

Bouchard, S., Dumoulin, S., Talbot, J., Ledoux, A.-A., Phillips, J., Monthuy-Blanc, J.,  Labonté-Chartrand, G., Robillard, G., Cantamesse, M., & Renaud, P. (2012). Manipulating subjective realism and its impact on presence: preliminary results on feasibility and neuroanatomical correlates. Interacting with Computers (Special Issue), 4, 227-236.

Bouchard, S., Bernier, F., Boivin, E., Morin, B., & Robillard, G. (2012). Using biofeedback while immersed in a stressful videogame increases the effectiveness of stress management training. PLoS ONE, 4(7), e36169. (To read this article, click here).

Bouchard, S., Bernier, F., Boivin, E., Guitard, T., Laforest, M. Dumoulin, S. & Robillard, G. (2012). Modes of immersion and stress induced by commercial (off-the-shelf) 3D games. Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation. DOI: 10.1177/1548512912446359. To read this article, click here).

Aimé, A., Cotton, K., Guitard, T., & Bouchard, S. (2012). Virtual Reality and Body Dissatisfaction across the eating disorder’s spectrum (ch. 5, pp. 109-122). Dans: C. Eichenberg (Ed.): Virtual Reality in Psychological, Medical and Pedagogical Applications. Rijeka (Croatia): InTech. ISBN 978-953-51-0732-3. Online: http://cdn.intechopen.com/pdfs/39041/InTech-Virtual_reality_and_body_dissatisfaction_across_the_eating_disorder_s_spectrum.pdf

Bouchard, S. Robillard, G., Larouche, S., & Loranger, C. (2012). Description of a treatment manual for in virtuo exposure with specific phobia (ch. 4, pp. 82-108). In: C. Eichenberg (Ed.): Virtual Reality in Psychological, Medical and Pedagogical Applications. Rijeka (Croatia): InTech. ISBN 978-953-51-0732-3. Online: http://www.intechopen.com/articles/show/title/description-of-a-treatment-manual-for-in-virtuo-exposure-with-specific-phobia.

Bouchard, S., Guitard, T., Laforest, M., Dumoulin, S., Boulanger, J., & Bernier, F. (2012). The potential of stress management training as a coping strategy for stressors experienced in theater of operation: A systematic review. In: E. Ovuga (Éd.) Post traumatic stress disorders in a global context (pp.271-286). Rijeka (Croatia): InTech. ISBN 978-953-307-825-0.

Miller, L., Silva, C., Bouchard, S., Bélanger, C., & Taucer-Samson, T. (2012). Using Virtual Reality and Other Computer Technologies to Implement Cognitive Behavior Therapy for the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders in Youth. In: T. E. Davis III, T. H. Ollendick, & G.H. Öst (Eds.). Intensive One-Session Treatment of Specific Phobias (Ch. 12, pp. 227-251). New York : Springer. Online:: http://www.springerlink.com/content/v0074k51648143v4/fulltext.pdf.

Bouchard, S. Robillard, G., Renaud, P., & Bernier, F. (2011). Exploring new dimensions in the assessment of virtual reality induced side-effects. Journal of Computer and Information Technology, 1(3), 20-32. (To read this article, click here).

Renaud, P., Joyal, C., Stoleru, S., Goyette. M., Weiskopf, N. & Birbaumer, N. (2011). Real-time functional magnetic imaging-brain-computer interface and virtual reality: Promising tools for the treatment of pedophilia. Progress in Brain Research, 192, 263-272.

Geslin, E., Bouchard, S., & Richir, S. (2011). Gamers’ versus non-gamers’ emotional response in virtual reality. Journal of Cybertherapy and Rehabilitation, 4(4), 489-493.

Stetz, M. C., Kaloi-Chen, J. Y., Turner, D. D., Bouchard, S., Riva, G., & B. K. Wiederhold (2011). The Effectiveness of Technology-Enhanced Relaxation Techniques for Military Medical Warriors. Military Medicine, 176(9), 1065-1070.

Renaud, P., Chartier, S., Rouleau, J.L., Proulx, J., Goyette, M., Trottier, D., Fedoroff, P., Bradford, J.-P., Dassylva, B., & Bouchard, S. (2011). Using Immersive Virtual Reality and Ecological Psychology to Probe into Child Molesters’ Phenomenology. Journal of Sexual Aggression. DOI: 10.1080/13552600.2011.617014

Borroni, P., Gorini, A., Riva, G., Bouchard, S., & Cerri, G. (2011). Mirroring avatars : Dissociation of action and intention in human motor reference. European Journal of Neurosciences, 1-8.

Baus, O., & Bouchard, S. (2011). The sense of olfaction: its characteristics and its possible applications in virtual environments. Journal of CyberTherapy and Rehabilitation, 3(1), 31-50.

Bouchard, S. (2011). Could virtual reality be effective in treating children with phobias? Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, 11(2), 207-213.

Gervais, J., Bouchard, S., & Gagnier, N. (2011). Using Stories to Prevent Anxiety Disorders in a school Context: Dominique’s Handy Tricks Program. In S. Selek (Ed.) Different Views of Anxiety Disorders (Ch. 18, pp.339-354). InTech. ISBN 978-953-307-560-0. (To read this chapter, click here).

Bouchard, S., Guitard, T., Bernier, F., & Robillard, G. (2011). Virtual Reality and the Training of Military Personnel to Cope with Acute Stressors. Dans S. Brahnam & L. C. Jain (Éds.) Advanced computational intelligence paradigms in healthcare 6: Virtual reality in psychotherapy, rehabilitation, and assessment, Ch. 6. (pp.109-124). Berlin: Éditions Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. (To read this chapter, click here).

Bouchard, S., & Labonté-Chartrand, G. (2011). Emotions and the emotional valence afforded by the virtual environments (chap. 24). In J.-J. Kim (Ed.) Virtual Reality (pp. 501-514). Croatia: InTech. (To read this chapter, click here).

Renaud, P., Chartier, S., Rouleau, J.L., Proulx, J., Goyette, M., Trottier, D., Fedoroff, P., Bradford, J.-P., Dassylva, B., & Bouchard, S. (2011). Using Immersive Virtual Reality and Ecological Psychology to Probe into Child Molesters’ Phenomenology: Deviant Sexual Arousal and Intentional Dynamics from the first-person stance. Sexual Aggression. DOI: 10.1080/13552600.2011.617014

Stetz, M. C., Kaloi-Chen, J. Y., Turner, D. D., Bouchard, S., Riva, G., & B. K. Wiederhold (2011). The Effectiveness of Technology-Enhanced Relaxation Techniques for Military Medical Warriors. Military Medicine, 176(9), 1065-1070.

Bouchard, S., Baus, O., Bernier, F., McCreary, D.R. (2010). Selection of Key Stressors to Develop Virtual Environments for Practicing Stress Management Skills with Military Personnel Prior to Deployment. Cyberpsychology and Behavior, 13(1), 83-94.

Tremblay, L., Emptage, E., Whissell, C., Chebbi, B., & Bouchard, S. (2010). Visual Motor Assessment Tests and Assistive Technologies; Description and Application in Post-Secondary Educational Achievement of Adults with Learning Disabilities. In Achievement Tests: Types, Interpretations and Uses.

Germain, V., Marchand, A., Bouchard, S., Guay, S., & Drouin, M.-S. (2010). Assessment of the Therapeutic Alliance in Face-to-Face or Videoconference Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. CyberPsychology and Behavior, 13(1), 29-35.

Michaliszyn, D., Marchand, A., Bouchard, S., Martel, M.-O., Poirier-Bisson, J. (2010). A randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial of In Virtuo and In Vivo Exposure for Spider Phobia. Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking 13(6), 689-695.

Renaud, P., Chartier, S., Fedoroff, P., Bradford, J., Rouleau, J.L., Proulx, J., & Bouchard, S. (2010). L'utilisation de la réalité virtuelle en recherche clinique en psychologie: l'examen des comportements d'approche et d'évitement. In L. Sauvé & D. Kaufman (Eds.). Jeux et simulations éducatifs : Étude de cas et leçons apprises (pp.311-336), Québec : Presses de l'Université du Québec.

Renaud, P., Chartier, S., Fedoroff, P., Bradford, J., Rouleau, J.L., Proulx, J., & Bouchard, S. (2010). The use of virtual reality in clinical psychology research : Focusing on approach and avoidance behaviors. In D. Kaufman, & L. Sauvé (Éds.). Educational gameplay and simulation environments: Case studies and lessons learned (pp. 231-250), Hershey: Information Science Reference.

Renaud, P., Goyette, M.,  Chartier, S., Zhornicki, S., Trottier, D., Rouleau, J.-L., Proulx, J., Fedoroff, P., Bradford, J.,  Dassylva, B., & BOUCHARD, S. (2010). Sexual affordances, perceptual-motor invariance extraction and intentional nonlinear dynamics: sexually deviant and non-deviant patterns in male subjects. Nonlinear Dynamics in Psychology and the Life Sciences (Special issue on Medical Applications of Nonlinear Dynamics, 14(4), 463-489.

Renaud, P., Rouleau, J.L., Proulx, J., Trottier, D., Goyette, M., Bradford, J.P., Fedoroff, P., Dufresne, M.-H., Dassylva, B., Côté, G., BOUCHARD, S. (2010). Virtual characters designed for forensic assessment and rehabilitation of sex offenders: standardized and made-to-measure, Journal of Virtual Reality and Broadcasting 7(5), VRIC 2009 Special Issue.

Publications (articles and book chapters) between 1999-2009: CLICK HERE

Proceedings:

Boukhalfi, T., Joyal, C., Bouchard, S., Neveu, S.-M., & Renaud, P. (2015). Tools and techniques for real-time data acquisition and analysis in brain computer interface studies using qEEG and eye tracking in virtual reality environment. Proceeding at the 2015 IFAC Symposium on information Control in Manufacturing (INCOM 2015), Ottawa (On),May 11-13th. IFAC-PapersOnLine 48(3), 046-051.

Cavrag, M., Bouchard, S., Larivière, G., & Crétu, A.-M. (2014). Interaction with virtual spiders for eliciting disgust in the treatment of phobias. Proceeding at the IEEE Symposium Haptic Audio-Visual Environments and Games (pp.29-34), Dallas (Texas, USA), October 10-11.

Tremblay, L., Bouchard, S., Chebbi, B., Wei, L., Monthuy-Blanc, J., & Boulanger, D. (2013). The development of a haptic virtual reality environment to study body image and affect. Proceeding published in B. K. Wiederhold & G. Riva (Eds.), Annual Review of CyberTherapy and Telemedicine (ARCTT) (pp. 80-84). Amsterdam: IOS Press.

Benyahia, I., Bouchard, S., Larivière, G., Wany, S., & Zaremba, M. (2013). A virtual driving environment for connected vehicles collision avoidance based on human factors. Proceedings published at the ACGM (Annual Conference and General Meeting) 2013- Intelligent Transport For Smart Cities, Toronto (Ontario), May 26-29, 10 pp.

Boivin, É., Bernier, F., & Bouchard, S. (2012, October). A videogame selection process for supporting modding projects. Meaningful Play 2012 Conference proceedings, October 18-20th, 26 pp.

Bouchard, S., Dumoulin, S., Michaud, M., & Gougeon, V. (2011). Telepresence experienced in videoconference varies according to emotions involved in videoconference sessions. procceeding published in the Annual Review of CyberTherapy and Telemedicine (ARCTT) (pp.128-132). Amsterdam: IOS Press.

Robillard, G., Bouchard, S., Dumoulin, S., & Guitard, T. (2011). The development of the SWEAT questionnaire: a scale measuring costs and efforts inherent to conducting exposure sessions (pp. 105-110). Procceeding published in the Annual Review of CyberTherapy and Telemedicine. (ARCTT). Amsterdam: IOS Press.

Bernier, F., Bouchard, S., Dumoulin, S., Guitard, T., Laforest, M., Boivin, É., & Robillard, G. (2010). Searching for an adequate stressor to practice stress management skill prior to deployment: The potential of immersion in stressful 3-D games. Proceeding in the Journal of CyberTherapy & Rehabilitation, 3(2), 119-120.

Bouchard, S., Talbot, J., Ledoux, A.-A., Philipps, J., & Cantamesse, M. Presence is just an illusion: Using fMRI lo locate the brain area responsible to the meaning given to places. Proceeding in the Journal of CyberTherapy & Rehabilitation, 3(2), 120-122 and in: B. K. Wiederhold, G. Riva, S. I. Kim (Eds.), the Annual Review of CyberTherapy and Telemedecine 2010, 154, (pp.193-196), Fairfax (VA): IMI and IOS Press.

Robillard, G., Bouchard, S., Dumoulin, S., Guitard, T., & Klinger, É. (2010). Using virtual humans to alleviate social anxiety: Preliminary report form a comparative outcome study. Proceeding in the Journal of CyberTherapy & Rehabilitation, 3(2), 171-174 and in B. K. Wiederhold, G. Riva, S. I. Kim (Eds.), the Annual Review of CyberTherapy and Telemedecine 2010, 154 (pp.57-60). Fairfax (VA): IMI and IOS Press.

Bouchard, S., Talbot, J., Ledoux, A.-A., Phillips, J., Cantamesse, M., & Robillard, G. (2009). The meaning of being there is related to a specific activation in the brain located in the parahypocampus. Proceeding at the 12th Annual International Workshop on Presence, 1-6. Los Angeles (CA), November 11-13th.

Forest, G., Michaud, F., Melançon, S., Sue Sayeur, M., Meilleur, C., Forget, H., & Bouchard, S. (2009). Increase in REM sleep and morning cortisol during emotional learning in cybertherapy for specific phobia. Proceeding in Sleep 2009, p. A408.

Renaud, P., Rouleau, J.L., Proulx, J., Trottier, D., Goyette, M.,  Bredford, J.P., Fedoroff, P., Dufresne, M.-H., Dassylva, B., Côté, G., & Bouchard, S. (2009) Virtual characters designed for forensic assessment and rehabilitation of sex offenders: Standardized and made-to measure. Laval Virtual VRIC’09 Proceedings, pp. 183-189.

Renaud, P., Bouchard, S., Chartier, S., & Bonin, M.-P. (2009). Cybertherapy, cyberpsychology and the use of virtual reality in mental health. In C. Stephanidis (Ed.) Universal Access, Taylor and Francis (Ergonomics and Human Factors Series), 1-13.

Bouchard, S., Robillard, G., Marchand, A., Renaud, P. & Riva, G. (2007). Presence and the bond between patients and their psychotherapists in the cognitive-behavior therapy of panic disorder with agoraphobia delivered in videoconference. Proceedings of the 10th Annual International Workshop on Presence, 89-95. Barcelona (Spain), October 25-27.

Bouchard, S., Robillard, & Renaud, P. (2007). Revising the factor structure of the Simulator Sickness Questionnaire. Annual Review of CyberTherapy and Telemedicine, 5, 117-122.

Renaud, P. Albert, G., Chartier, S., Bonin, M.P., Decourville-Nicol, P., Bouchard, S., & Proulx, J. (2006). Mesures et rétroactions psychophysiologiques en immersion virtuelle: le cas des réponses oculomotrices et sexuelles. Interaction Humain Machine 2006, 175-178. Montréal : ACM International Conference Proceedings Series.

Chartier, S., Renaud, P., Bouchard, S., Proulx, J., Rouleau, J., Fedoroff, P. Bradford, J. (2006). Sexual preference classification from gaze behavior data using a multilayer perceptron. Annual Review of CyberTherapy and Telemedicine, 4, 153-160.

Renaud, P., Chartier, S., Bonin, M.-P., de Courville Nicol, P., Proulx, J., Rouleau, J. L., Fedoroff, P. Bradford, J., & Bouchard, S. (2006). Sexual presence as determined by fractal oculomotor dynamics. Annual Review of CyberTherapy and Telemedicine, 4, 87-94.

Renaud, P., Proulx, J., Rouleau, J.-L., Bouchard, S., Madrigrano, G., Bradford, J., & Fedoroff, P. (2005). The recording of observational behaviors in virtual immersion: A new clinical tool to address the problem of sexual preferences with paraphiliacs. Annual review of Cybertherapy and Telemedecine, 3, 85-92.

Bouchard, S., Robillard, G., St-Jacques, J., Dumoulin, S., Patry, M.J., & Renaud, P. (2004). Reliability and validity of a single-item measure of presence in VR. IEEE International workshop on haptic virtual environments and their applications, 3 (Octobre), 59-31.

Renaud, P., Albert, G., Sauvé, L., Renaud, L., Décarie, J., & Bouchard, S. (2004). Assessing perceptual learning dynamics during visual search in virtual immersion using eye-tracking technologies. Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (pp. 413-418), Lisbon, Portugal: IADIS Press.

Renaud, P., Bernier, S., Décarie, J., Gourd, S.-P., & Bouchard, S., (2003) Oculomotor biofeedback mediated in virtual immersion. Virtual Systems and Multimedia: Hybrid Reality: Art, Technology and the Human Factor 2003 (VSMM), Montréal, pp. 732-740.

Bouchard, S., Renaud, P., Robillard, G., & St-Jacques, J. (2002). Applications of virtual reality in clinical psychology : Illustration with the treatment of anxiety disorders.  IEEE International workshop on haptic virtual environments and their applications, 1 (November), 7-12.

Renaud, P. Cusson, J. F., Bernier, S., Décarie, J., Gourd, S.P., & Bouchard, S. (2002). Extracting perceptual and motor invariants using eye-tracking technologies in virtual immersions. IEEE International workshop on haptic virtual environments and their applications, 1 (November), 73-78.
Renaud, P., Bouchard, S., & Proulx., R.  (2002). Behavioral dynamics in the presence of a virtual spider. IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedecine, 6(3), 235-243.

Vincelli, F., Choi, Y. H., Wiederhold, B. K., Bouchard, S., & Riva, G. (2002). Virtual reality assisted cognitive behavioral therapy for the treatment of panic disorder with agoraphobia (pp. 552-559). In J. D. Westwood (Ed). Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 02/10. IOS Press.

Research reports:

Giroux, I., Bouchard, S., & Doucet, G. (2015). La restructuration cognitive pour le traitement des joueurs pathologiques : synthèse critique des connaissances. Research report # 2015-JU-179866 for the program Actions concertées of the Fonds de Recherche du Québec - Société et Culture (FRQSC) intitled : Impacts socioéconomiques des jeux de hasard et d’argent - phase 5. Québec, Université Laval. 77 pages.

Bouchard, S., Giroux, I., Goulet, A., Mercier, J., & Jacques, C. (2015). Les interventions en ligne et sur application mobile : synthèse des connaissances. Research report # 2015-JU-16487 for the program Actions concertées du Fonds de Recherche du Québec - Société et Culture (FRQSC) intitled : Impacts socioéconomiques des jeux de hasard et d’argent - phase 5. Québec, Université du Québec en Outaouais. 65 pages.

Bernier, F., Bouchard, S., & Boivin, E. (2013). Teaching stress management skills to soldiers: a virtual reality approach. Defence R & D Canada - Technical report, 128 p.

Bouchard, S. (2011). Using biofeedback while immersed in a stressful videogame increases the effectiveness of stress management skills in soldiers. Contract report CR 2011-xyz.

Bouchard, S. (2010). Initial steps in inducing stress to teach stress management skills to soldiers: Testing stressors, immersive technologies and avatars. Contract Report DRDC Valcartier TR 20101-195.

Bouchard, S., Guitard, T., Bernier, F., & Robillard, G. (2010). Virtual reality and the training of military personnel to cope with acute stressors. Book Chapter: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.

Bouchard, S. (2009). Foundation for stress management training using virtual reality. Contract Report DRDC Valcartier CR 2009-170.

Beauchamp, G., Martineau, G., Lapointe, R., Gagnon, A., & Bouchard, S. (2007). Réussite scolaire, symdromes anxieux et dépressifs. Research report for the PAREA program.

Lapierre, J., Perreault, M., Martin, T. & Bouchard, S. (2007). Transcultural group performance in extreme environment: Issues, concepts and emerging theory. Report presented to Dr Heppener, European Space and Technology Research Center/ESA- Netherlands.

Bouchard, S., Gervais, J., & Gagnier, N. (2003). Rapport de recherche : Efficacité du programme de prévention primaire des troubles d’anxiété chez les 8 à 12 ans : Les Trucs de Dominic. Research report for La Régie Régionale de la Santé et des Services Sociaux de l’Outaouais. September 2002. 232 pages.

Bouchard, S., Cyr, C., Allard, M., & Michaud, M. (2003).  Rapport de recherche : Efficacité d’un programme de prévention primaire des troubles d’anxiété au CEGEP L’Anxiété, J’Connais Ça. Research report for La Régie Régionale de la Santé et des Services Sociaux de l'Outaouais. September 2002. 176 pages.

Guest Speaker and workshops:

Bouchard, S. (2017). Réalité virtuelle et amélioration réelle des troubles liés à l’anxiété. Guestspeaker at Virtuality 2017 : Le salon de la réalité virtuelle, Le Centquatre-Paris, Paris (France), February 25th.

Bouchard, S. (2017). Thérapie cognitive comportementale des troubles d’anxiété avec les cas difficiles. 2-day workshop presented for the Institut de formation en thérapie comportementale et cognitive (IFTCC), Delta Sherbrooke Hôtel et Centre des Congrès, Sherbrooke, February 9-10.

Bouchard, S. (2016). Overview of 3D virtual reality in mental health care, the example of anxiety disorder. Guestspeaker at the 3D Media Professional Conference 2016 (PCON 2016), Théâtre de Liège, Liège (Belgique), December 15th.

Bouchard, S., Romo, L., Rémond, J.-J., & Andronicos M. (2016). La thérapie virtuelle dans le traitement du jeu pathologique. Workshop presented to health professionnals during the event Jeu excessif : du premier entretien à la définition d’un plan d’accompagnement personnalisé, CHUV, Lausanne (Switzerland), November 17th.

Bouchard, S., Romo, L., & Andronicos, M. (2016). Atelier sur la thérapie virtuelle. Workshop presented to health professionals at the CHUV, Lausanne (Switzerland), October 17th.

Bouchard, S. (2016). Survol des recherches utilisant la réalité virtuelle et augmentée en psychothérapie. Workshop presented for Regroupement Stratégique TIC et Santé RRSPQ, Montréal (Qc), October 6th.

Bouchard, S. (2016). Overview of virtual reality in mental health care, the example of anxiety disorders. The Alterego European Workshop: Contemporary Technologies for Mental Health, Université Montpellier 3 (France), September 29-30.

Bouchard, S. (2016). Application réalité virtuelle en clinique et pour faciliter l’apprentissage et l’enseignement en psychologie. 12 hour workshop at Université de Liège (Belgique), May 25-27.

Bouchard, S. (2016, 2015). Les troubles anxieux et les cas complexes. Two-day workshop at the Institut de formation en thérapie comportementale et cognitive (IFTCC), Hôtel classique, Québec, April 13-14th 2016 and Centre St-Pierre, Montréal (Québec), November 26-27th 2015.

Bouchard, S. (2016). Improving health and quality of life. Guest speaker at Laval Virtual, Laval (France), March 24.

Bouchard, S. (2016). Using virtual reality to treat anxiety and its disorders. Guest speaker at Universitat de Jaume I, Castellon (Espagne), March 21st.

Bouchard, S. (2016). Survol des recherches utilisant les technologies immersives en intervention clinique. Gues speaker at the Conférence des Association étudiants en recherche en santé mentale, Hopital Louis-H. Lafontaine, Montréal (Qc), March 17.

Bouchard, S., Schepers, N., & Leclaire, A. (2015). Exposition et réalité virtuelle pour les patients anxieux : de la théorie à la pratique. Workshop presented at the 43e Congrès annuel de Thérapie Comportementale et Cognitive, La Maison de la Chimie, Paris (France), December 10-12.

Bouchard, S. (2015). Les  troubles anxieux et les cas complexes. Two-day workshop at the Institut de formation en thérapie comportementale et cognitive (IFTCC), Centre St-Pierre, Montréal (Québec), November 26-27th.

Bouchard, S. (2015). Survol des recherches avec les technologies immersives en intervention clinique. Guestspeaker at Université Laval, Québec, November 20th.

Bouchard, S. (2015). Formation professionnelle : Les troubles d’anxiété : du diagnostic à la prise en charge. Atelier de formation pour l’Association Minière, Westin, Montréal (Québec), November 17th.

Bouchard, S. (2015). Changing Our Perspective about the Efficacy and Real Challenges Associated with the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders through Videoconference. Guestspeaker at the XXXIVth International Congress on Law and Mental Health, Vienna (Austria), July 16th.

Bouchard, S. (2015). Utilisation de la réalité virtuelle avec des personnes obèses ou aux prises avec des problèmes d’image corporelle. Guestspeaker at the XXXIVth International Congress on Law and Mental Health, Vienne (Austria), July 16th.

Bouchard, S. (2015). Virtual Reality and Anxiety – Keynote address at the conference Laval Virtual, Laval (France), April 8th.

Bouchard, S, (2015). La réalité virtuelle mène à des changements objectifs et durables dans le quotidien des patients souffrant de troubles d’anxiété. Presentation for the engineers at the pre-conference Laval Virtual, Laval (France), April 7th.

Bouchard, S., (2015). Traiter les troubles d’anxiété à l’aide de la vidéoconférence : efficacité, alliance thérapeutique, sentiment de présence et perspectives nouvelles. Conférence nationale sur la santé mentale, University of Ottawa, February 13th.

Bouchard, S. (2014). Applications concrètes de la réalité virtuelle pour les personnes souffrant de troubles d’anxiété. Conference presented to the  Middle VR team, pépinière de la Créative, France, December 16th.

Bouchard, S. (2014). Application de la réalité virtuelle pour les troubles d’anxiété complexes et le jeu pathologique. Clinical workshop for the Association suisse de psychothérapie cognitive, HUG, Genève (Suisse), November 22nd.

Bouchard, S. (2014). Psychothérapie, télésanté et nouvelles technologies. : de la recherche à la pratique et retour à la recherche. Guestspeaker at the café scientifique et 20 ans de l’ASPco of the Association suisse de psychothérapie cognitive, HUG, Genève (Suisse), November 22nd.

Bouchard, S. (2014). De la recherche à la pratique et retour à la recherche : Appliquer la psychothérapie à l’aide des services de télésanté. Guest speaker at the Centre de Formation en santé mentale de l’Outaouais du CSSS de Gatineau, Centre hospitalier Pierre-Janet, Gatineau, October 29th.

Bouchard, S. (2014). Portrait de 15 années de découvertes sur les applications de la réalité virtuelle en psychothérapie. Guest speaker at the Congrès de l’Ordre des Psychologues du Québec, Westin Hotel, Montréal, October 17th.

Bouchard, S. (2014). Données empiriques sur l’application de la psychothérapie à distance. Conférencier invité dans le cadre du Panel : Les pratiques professionnelles à distance : les ordres sont-ils prêts?,Conférence du Conseil Interprofessionel du Québec, Montréal, October 16th.

Bouchard, S., Ducharme, K., Gagné, M-C., Mercure, J., Provencher, I. & Giroux, I. (2014).  Présentation d’un protocole de traitement utilisant la réalité virtuelle pour traiter le jeu pathologique. Colloque AITQ-RISQ Toxicomanie et problématiques associées : Agir ensemble, Trois-Rivières, Canada, october.

Bouchard, S (2014). Lessons learned in the development of a VR Lab. Keynote speaker at the 4o.Foro Internacional sobre Ensenanza Virtual y Ciberpsicologia, Mexico city (Mexico), August 20-22.

Bouchard, S. (2014). Le psy 2.0 à l’aube des traitements en réalité virtuelle et à distance. PsyColloque, Gatineau (Qc), February 28th.

Bouchard, S. (2014). Conférence grand public : Comprendre et surmonter les troubles d’anxiété. SALUS, Ottawa, May 9th.

Bouchard, S. & Cardenas-Lopez, G. (2014). Using virtual reality in the treatment of anxiety disorders (excluding phobias). Workshop presented at the Anxiety and Depression Conference 2014: Personalized Treatments for Anxiety and Mood Disorders, Chicago Marriott Downtown (IL), March 27-30.

Bouchard, S. (2013). Formation professionnelle en intervention cognitivo-comportementale des troubles d’anxiété. Two-day workshop presented at Institut Valor, Rockland (On), November 4-5.

Bouchard, S. (2013). Using virtual reality in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Workshop presented at the 18th Annual CyberTherapy & CyberPsychology Conference, Brussels (Belgium), June 30th.

Bouchard, S. (2013). Portrait de 15 années de recherche sur la réalité virtuelle en psychologie clinique. Conference presented at the Department of psychiatry, Hospital La Pitiée-Salpetrière, Paris (France), June 28th.

Bouchard, S. (2013). An update on VR projects at UQO on SAD, PTSD and other anxiety disorders. Conference presented at the Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, Delft University of Technology, Delft (Amsterdam), June 27th.

Bouchard, S. (2013). The relationship between presence and treatment outcome in therapeutic applications of virtual reality for mental health problems in symposium: Presence in immersive environments and in technologies supporting artistic performance. Université du Québec à Montréal, May 15th.

Bouchard, S. (2013). Récents développements en réalité virtuelle pour  l’assistance à  la  thérapie des troubles d’anxiété (Recent development in virtual reality for assistance in anxiety trouble therapy). Guestspeaker at the Colloque La Stimulation cognitive sur la scène internationale. Paris (France), 10-11 avril.

Bouchard, S. (2013). La psychothérapie à la rencontre de la réalité virtuelle. Conference presented at the event Voir Grand, Parlement Hill, Ottawa, March 21th.

Bouchard, S. (2012). Using virtual reality and telepsychotherapy to treat anxiety disorders: An overview of efficacy and mechanism studies. Mexico city, November 7-11.

Bouchard, S. (2012). Comprendre et surmonter l’anxiété et les phobies. Presentation at the Bank of Canada, Ottawa, October 16.

Bouchard, S. & Cyr, C. (2012). Virtual reality in psychology. What you should know to develop an effective application. Invited lecturer at Gunadarma University, Jakarta (Indonesia), August 9th.

Bouchard, S. (2012). Des outils pratiques pour vaincre l’anxiété et le stress. Workshop presented at l’Association des Cadres de l’UQO, Auberge Viceroy, Lac Simon, June 4th.

Bouchard, S. (2012). Le continuum Anxiété / Dépression. Workshop presented at l’Association des Troubles Anxieux du Québec (ATAQ), Gaspé, June 1st.

Bouchard, S. (2012). Applications de la réalité virtuelle en santé mentale. Horizons Renaissance, Ottawa, February 15th.

Renaud, P., Côté., G., Dumais, A., Joyal, C. & Proulx, J. (2012). Virtual Reality Applications in Forensic Psychiatry at the Institut Philippe-Pinel de Montréal. Symposium on forensic psychiatry and virtual reality at the German Association for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (DGPPN). Berlin, Allemagne, November 21-24.

Renaud, P. (2012). Les applications de la réalité virtuelle en psychiatrie légale. Guest speaker at Rewind 2012, colloque ACMSIGGRAPH, Société des Arts Technologiques. Montréal, Québec.

Renaud, P., Nolet, K., Chartier, S., Trottier, D., Goyette, M., Rouleau, J., Proulx, J., & BOUCHARD, S. (2012). Sexual aggression and Intentional Dynamics: Deviant and Non-deviant Sexual Self-Regulation From the First-Person Stance. 17th International Conference of the Association of Psychology and Psychiatry for Adults and Children (A.P.P.A.C.). Athènes, Grèce, 15-18 mai.

Bouchard, S. (2011). Des outils pratiques pour vaincre l’anxiété et le stress. Conference for the members of the Association des employés professionnels de l’UQO. Wakefield, November 4th.

Bouchard, S., Cyr, I., Dostie, J., Laniel, L., Morency, G. et al. (2011). Le monde virtuel au service de la prévention de la rechute du jeu pathologique. Workshop at the 39e colloque de l’AITQ – Prévenir et intervenir en dépendance : Interagir. Hotel Delta, Montréal, October 25.

Bouchard, S. (2011). Réflexion sur les enjeux éthiques de l’usage de la réalité virtuelle et de la télésanté dans le traitement de la santé mentale. Opening conference at the 79e congrès de l’ACFAS, Sherbrooke, May 13th.

Bouchard, S. (2011). Le patient anxieux. Workshop presented by the Association des Troubles Anxieux du Québec (ATAQ), Sherbrooke, May 6th.

Bouchard, S. (2011). Des nouveaux outils pour vaincre l’anxiété et le stress. Les récentes découvertes en cyberpsychologie à l’UQO. Conference at Semaine de la recherche à l’UQO, Gatineau, February 15.

Bouchard, S. (2011). Détection des troubles de l'humeur auprès d'une clientèle souffrant d'un trouble de l'usage de substances psycho-actives et intervention de premier niveau dans une approche cognitivo-comportementale ». workshop at the Le Virage center, January 20 / 21 and february 17/18.

Bouchard, S. (2011). Clinical applications of virtual reality: combined perspectives from outcome trials and experimental studies. Conference at the University of Ottawa, January 12.

Renaud, P., Goyette, M., Trottier, D., Longpré, N., Rouleau, J.-L., Proulx, J., Fedoroff, P., & Bradford, J. (2011). Using virtual reality and attention control technologies to assess deviant sexual preferences. 11th Annual  International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services. Barcelona, Spain, 95.

Renaud, P., Goyette, M., Trottier, D., Longpré, N., Rouleau, J.-L., Proulx, J., Fedoroff, P., & Bradford, J. (2011). La mesure des préférences sexuelles à l'aide de la réalité virtuelle et de la pléthysmographie pénienne.6e Congrès International Francophone sur l’Agression sexuelle. Montreux, Switzerland, 155-156.

Bouchard, S. (2010). Utilisation de la réalité virtuelle en thérapie cognitive comportementale. Un outil qui peut bonifier les habiletés cliniques mais ne les remplacera jamais. Workshop at the programme Suisse de formation en TCC. Genève, November 12-13.

Bouchard, S. (2010). Psychologie et émotions. Conference at the Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, September 22nd.

Bouchard, S. (2010). Virtual Reality Treatment of Anxiety Disorders. Workshop presented at the Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada /Scientific and Academic Conference 2010, Vancouver (BC), April 22.

Bouchard, S. (2010). Clinical applications of virtual reality: combined perspectives from outcome trials and experimental studies. Conférences at McGill, Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital (Laval, in AM) and School of Physical and Occupational Therapy (Montréal, in PM), March 30 th .

Bouchard, S. (2010). Utilisation de la réalité virtuelle dans le traitement des troubles d'anxiété. Guestspeaker at the Centre de recherche Fernand-Séguin/Recherches en santé mentale , Montréal (Qc), February 25th.

Bouchard, S. (2010). Using virtual reality to treat anxiety (and other) disorders: Grand Rounds at the Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Allan Memorial Hospital , Montréal. February 19th.

Bouchard, S. (2009). Utilisation de la réalité virtuelle dans le traitement des troubles d'anxiété. Consortium National de Formation en Santé : Volet Université d'Ottawa . Hôpital Montfort and in vidéoconférence in New-Brunswick and in Ontario. De cember 3rd.

Bouchard, S. (2009). Vaincre la peur des vols en avion pour enfin pouvoir voyager. Guestspeaker at the FADOQ , Gatineau (Qc), November 23rd.

Bouchard, S. (2009). Virtual environments and Clinical applications for psychology. Invited plenary session, American Psychological Association , August 7, Toronto.

Bouchard, S., & Klinger, E. (2009). Basics of virtual reality. Workshop presented at the 14th Annual CyberTherapy Conference 2009 , Verbania (Italy), June 21st.

Wiederhold, B. K., Bouchard, S., & Garcia-Palacios, A. (2009) Psychotherapeutic application of virtual reality. Workshop presented at the 14th Annual CyberTherapy Conference 2009 , Verbania (Italy), June 21st.

Bouchard, S. (2009). Virtual humans in psychological Sciences and therapy: How, when and why? Laval Virtual France: Virtual Reality International Conference , Laval (France), April 22-24th.

Girard, B., Turcotte, V., & Bouchard, S. (2009). Crushing virtual cigarettes helps reducing tobacco addiction: Final results from a preliminary control trial. National Institute of Drugs and Addictions - NIDA (Bethesda, USA), March 26th.

Bouchard, S. (2008). Le potentiel de la réalité virtuelle comme outil clinique pour le jeu pathologique. Presentation at the Semaine du jeux responsable. Québec, December 3rd.

Bouchard, S. (2008). Utiliser la réalité virtuelle avec les problèmes de jeu excessif. Presentation at the Colloque Les Multiples Facettes du Jeu : 2e édition. Montréal, November 20th.

Bouchard, S., & Klinger, E. (2008). Basic Issues about Virtual Reality an d its Clinical Applications. Workshop presented at the 13th Annual CyberTherapy Conference 2008 , San Diego (CA), June 21.

Bouchard, S. (2008). Comment la réalité virtuelle peut aider à la gestion de l'anxiété et de la douleur ? Colloque Anxiété et oncologie , Hôpital notre Dame, Montréal, April 16.

Wiederhold, B.K., & Bouchard, S. (2008). VR and the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders. Workshop presented at the 13th Annual CyberTherapy Conference 2008 , San Diego (CA), June 21.

Bouchard, S. (2007). Les sciences extrêmes: la réalité virtuelle au service de la santé mentale. Conférence présentée au congrès de l'APSQ , Gatineau, 12 octobre.

Bouchard, S., & Klinger, E. (2007). Basic Issues about Virtual Reality and its Clinical Applications. Workshop presented at the 12th Annual CyberTherapy Conference 2007, Washington (DC), June 12-14.

Wiederhold, B.K., & BOUCHARD, S. (2007). VR and the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders. Workshop presented at the 12th Annual CyberTherapy Conference 2007, Washington (DC), June 12-14.

Bouchard, S. (2007). Virtual reality and the treatment of anxiety disorders: What you must know. Workshop presented at the 68th Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, June 7-9.

Wiederhold, B. K., & Bouchard, S. (2006). Virtual reality and the treatment of anxiety disorders. 3-hour workshop presented at the 11th Annual Cybertherapy Conference 2006, Gatineau, June 12-15.

Bouchard, S. (2006). La réalité virtuelle: Un outil novateur dans le traitement des troubles d'anxiété. Conference presented during a 1-day workshop for residants in psychiatry "Phobie Sociale : Nouvelles réalités", Québec, April 26.

Renaud, P. & Chartier, S. (2006). Réalité virtuelle et santé mentale. Conference at the Journée de la recherche du Centre de recherche Fernand-Séguin et du Département de psychiatrie de l'Université de Montréal, Montréal, November 2006.

Chartier S. & Renaud, P. (2006). La classification des comportements oculomoteurs des agresseurs sexuels, 74ième congrès de l'Association canadienne française pour l'avancement des sciences (ACFAS)., May.

Renaud, P. (2006). La fragmentation fractale de l'écran comme manifestation de l'illusion perverse. Conference at the Colloque Écrans, Musée d'arts contemporains de Montréal, Montréal, February 9-11.

Renaud, P. (2006). L'évaluation des préférences sexuelles à l'aide de la réalité virtuelle et des mouvements oculaires. Conference at the Conférences du Laboratoire de recherche en santé mentale du département de psychologie de l'UQTR, Trois-Rivières, February.

Bouchard, S., & Klinger, E. (2005). Basic issues about virtual reality and its clinical applications. Workshop presented at the 10th Annual Cybertherapy Conference 2005, Basel, Switzerland, June 7-10.

Wiederhold, B. K., Bouchard, S., & Botella, C. (2005). Virtual reality and the treatment of anxiety disorders. Workshop presented at the 10th Annual Cybertherapy Conference 2005, Basel, Switzerland, June 7-10.

Bouchard, S. (2005). La réalité virtuelle. workshop presented at the 11ième congrès de l'Association Francophone de Formation et de Recherche en Thérapie Comportementale et Cognitive. Aix-les-Bains (France), June 2-4.

Bouchard, S. (2005). Les besoins et attentes des chercheurs envers leurs bureaux de recherche. Roundtable at the Conférence annuelle de l'Association canadienne d'administrateurs de recherche universitaire (ACARU), Gatineau, May 16.

Renaud, P. (2005). New directions in the assessment of sexual interest: The potential of virtual reality and attention control technology. Conference at the Tennessee Sex Offender Treatment Board annual conference: Evaluation, Treatment and Monitoring, Brentwood (TN), August 22-25.

Renaud, P. (2005). Behaviour modification assisted by video-oculography applied in virtual immersion. Invité dans le cadre de la 3rd International Symposium on Advanced Biomaterials / Biomechanics (ISAB2 - 2005), Montreal, April 3-6.

Renaud, P. (2005). Modification comportementale à l'aide de la vidéo-oculographie immersive. Conference presented at the Annual contest of l'Association de l'Industrie des Technologies de la Santé, présenté dans le cadre de la conférence BioMEDEX 2005, Montreal, March 30-31.

Renaud, P. (2005). La fragmentation fractale de l'écran comme manifestation de l'illusion perverse. Conference presented at the Colloque Écrans, au Musée d'arts contemporains de Montréal, Feb. 9-11.

Bouchard, S., & Wiederhold, B. K. (2004). What you should know before integrating virtual reality in the treatment of anxiety disorders. Workshop presented at the 37th Annual convention of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, November 19.

Bouchard, S. Bleau, P., & Walker, J. (2004). Guidelines in the treatment of Social Anxiety Disorder. Symposium at the Congrès annuel des psychiatres du Canada, Montréal, Oct. 14-15.

Bouchard, S. (2004). Thérapie cognitive-comportementale des troubles anxio-dépressifs. Conference presented in Sherbrooke. March 18-19, October 4-5.

Bouchard, S. (2004). L'efficacité de la télépsychothérapie dans le traitement du trouble panique avec agoraphobie. Conference presented at the Colloque sur les meilleures pratiques en santé mentale. Montreal, Sept. 13.

Bouchard, S. (2004). Thérapie virtuelle - Quand la fiction devient réalité. Présenté au Pavillon Albert-Prévost de l'Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal, Montreal, Feb 3.

Bouchard, S., & Wiederhold, M.D. (2004). Introduction to clinical virtual reality. Workshop presented at the Cybertherapy Conference 2004, San Diego (CA), January 10-12.

Botella, C., Bouchard, S., Riva, G., & Wiederhold, B.K. (2004) Anxiety and eating disorders. Workshop presented at the Cybertherapy Conference 2004, San Diego (CA), January 10-12.

Renaud, P. (2004). Moving assessment of sexual interest into the 21st Century : the potential of new information technology. Conference presented at the 23rd Annual Research and Treatment Conference (ATSA), Albuquerque, Oct. 27-30.

Décarie, J., & Renaud, P. (2004). Le corps comme média : le cas du biofeedback, Colloque Art et Biotech organized by the Groupe de recherche en arts médiatiques (GRAM) et le Centre interuniversitaire des arts médiatiques (CIAM), Montreal, Oct. 5-8.

Bouchard, S., & Bleau, P. (2003). Thérapie cognitivo-comportementale des troubles anxieux et du TSPT. Conference presented at the Base militaire de St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec, June 3-5.

Bouchard, S., & Wiederhold, B. (2003). How to use virtual reality in the treatment of anxiety disorders. Conference presented at the 23rd Annual Convention of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Toronto, March 14.

Renaud, P. (2003). L'analyse des comportements perceptivo-moteurs en immersion virtuelle. Conference presented at l'Institut Philippe-Pinel de Montréal, Montreal, April.

Renaud, P. (2003). Étude de validation de nouvelles mesures dans l'évaluation des préférences sexuelles à l'aide de la vidéo-oculographie en immersion virtuelle auprès d'un échantillon de sujets pédophiles. Conférence presented at the Centre de psychiatrie légale de Montréal (CPLM), Montreal, March.

Bouchard, S. (2001-2002-2003). Le patient anxieux, Phase II. May 15 2001 (Îles-de-la-Madeleine), June 1st 2001 (Québec), Feb. 15 2002 (Sherbrooke), May 10 2002 (Montréal), May 9 2002 (Granby), March 15 2003 (Toronto).

Renaud, P. (2002). De l'invariance du voyant vu : Programme du Laboratoire DEII. Conference presented at the Colloque Vie Artificielle et Arts Robotiques de l'Institut Hexagram, Montreal, November.

Côté, S. Robillard, G., St-Jacques, J., & Bouchard, S. (2001). Utilisation de la réalité virtuelle en psychologie : Application pratique et illustration avec le trouble de phobie spécifique. Workshop presented at the 24e Congrès annuel de la Société Québécoise pour la Recherche en Psychologie (SQRP), Chicoutimi, October 26-28.

Bouchard, S. (2001). Les troubles d'anxiété. Presentation at the Journée Pédagogique - Montérégie. Saint-Hyacinthe, Oct. 26.

Bouchard, S. (2001). Approche cognitive du trouble anxieux généralisé. Presentation at the Annual Convention of the Fédération Régional des Psychiatres de Clinique Privée du Languedoc-Rousillon, Montpellier, Oct. 6.

Bouchard, S., Gervais J. & Gagnier, N. (2001). Prévenir les troubles d'anxiété chez les jeunes et intervenir auprès des parents. Workshop presented at the Colloque 2001 de l'Ordre des Conseillers et des Conseillères d'orientation et des Psychoéducateurs et psychoéducatrices du Québec. Saint-Hyacinthe, June 20.

Bouchard, S. (2000). Prévenir les troubles d'anxiété chez les jeunes et intervenir auprès des parents. Conference presented at l'Ordre des Psychologues du Québec. Montreal, October.

Audet, D. & Bouchard, S. (2000). Thérapie combinée des troubles anxieux. Conference presented at l'Ordre des Psychologues du Québec. Montreal, October.

Renaud, P. (2000). La société dans Internet: sociabilité, solidarité, lien social. Invited moderator at the Colloque Internet dans la société; la société dans Internet, organisé par le Collectif Interdisciplinaire de Recherche sur les Aspects Sociaux d'Internet (CIRASI), Teluq, Montreal, October.

Audet, D., Bleau, P., & Bouchard, S. (2000). Le patient anxieux. Formation organisée par l'ATAQ, Laval, Sept. 22.

Bouchard, S., Gilbert. R., & Plamondon, S. (1999). Le trouble d'anxiété généralisée. Workshop organized by ATAQ, Longueuil & Trois-Rivières, Aug. 26 and Nov. 11.

Bouchard, S. (2000). Présentation de cas à la clinique d'anxiété. Royal Ottawa, Ottawa, June.

Bouchard, S. (2000). L'observance en TCC et Le traitement du trouble panique. Conference presented at Montpellier (France), May.

Bouchard, S. (2000). L'anxiété. Conference at the UQAH, Hull, March 29.

Bouchard, S., & Cyr, C. (1999-2000). Initiation à l'approche cognitivo-comportementale. Serie of 2-day workshops (4 blocs) on CBT (basic, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, alcoholism and drug addiction) organized by the Programme de formation régional du CHPJ, Hull. (Each bloc was presented at least twice).

Bouchard, S. (1999). Le traitement et la transmission inter-générationnelle du trouble de stress post-traumatique. Half-day workshop at Sete (Languedoc, France), Oct. 8-9.

Bouchard, S., & Cyr, C. (1999). Le traitement cognitivo-comportemental des troubles d'anxiété. Workshop for mental health professionals organized by the Régie Régionale de la Santé et des Services Sociaux de l'Outaouais, Maniwaki, Sept. 23-24.

Bouchard, S., & Cyr, C. (1999). Le traitement cognitivo-comportemental des troubles d'anxiété chez les enfants, les adolescents et les adultes. Workshop for school phychologists. St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Aug. 23-24.

Bouchard, S. (1999). Serait-il temps d'intégrer des concepts plus rigoureux à nos modèles théoriques? Oral presentation at the colloque de l'Axe anxiété du FRSQ, Montréal, June 11.

Bouchard, S. (1999). Le traitement des troubles anxieux. Ce qui était fiction devient réalité. Conference and workshops at the 2e Congrès de l'ATAQ, Québec, April 29-30.

Posters and Symposium:

Bouchard, S., Robillard, G., Giroux, I., Jacques, C., Chrétien, M., & Goulet, A. (2017, submitted). Safety of a VR environment developed for the treatment of gambling disorder. Oral presentation at the 22nd Annual CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy & Social Networking Conference (CYPSY22), Wolverhampton (UK), June 26-28.

Robillard, G., Bouchard, S., Marcotte-Beaumier, G., Dugas, M., Marchand, A., Gosselin, P., Langlois, F., & Belleville, G. (2017, submitted). Efficacy of telepsychotherapy for generalized anxiety disorder: Final results at the 6-month follow-up. Oral presentation at the 22nd Annual CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy & Social Networking Conference (CYPSY22), Wolverhampton (England), June 26-28.

Bouchard, S., Marchand, A., Gosselin, P., Langlois, F., Dugas, M., & Belleville, G. (2017, submitted). A multisite noninferiority trial on the efficacy of delivering cognitive-behavior therapy in videoconference to people suffering from generalized anxiety disorder. Oral presentation (and Chair) at the 2017 CPA National Convention and CPA Marketplace Trade show, Toronto, June 8-10.

Bouchard, S., Dumoulin, S., Robillard, G., Guitard, T., Klinger, É., Forget, H., Loranger, C., Roucaut, F.-X. (2017, submitted). Exposure in virtual reality is more effective and efficient than in vivo exposure for the treatment of social anxiety disorder: A three-arm randomized controlled trial. Oral presentation at the 2017 CPA National Convention and CPA Marketplace Trade show, Toronto, June 8-10.

Marcotte-Beaumier, G., Bouchard, S., Dugas, M. (2017, submitted). CBT for GAD: Change in Intolerance of Uncertainty Mediates the Relation Between Therapeutic Alliance and Treatment Efficacy in Telepsychotherapy. Oral presentation at the 2017 CPA National Convention and CPA Marketplace Trade show, Toronto, June 8-10.

Robillard, G., & Bouchard, S. (2017, submitted). The role of presence in therapeutic alliance during CBT treatment delivered in videoconference of panic disorder with agoraphobia. Oral presentation at the 2017 CPA National Convention and CPA Marketplace Trade show, Toronto, June 8-10.

Bouchard, S., Dumoulin, S., & Robillard, G. (2017, accepted). Combining in vivo behavioral observations can increase the efficacy of in virtuo exposure. Présentation at the Anxiety & Depression Association of America (ADAA) Conference, San Francisco (CA), April 6-9.

Le May, S., Khadra, C., Charrette, S., Paquin, D., Fortin, J.-S., Bouchard, S., Labbé, D., Farmer, L., Villeneuve, E., Hoffman, H., & Perreault, I.   (2016, accepted). A new virtual reality prototype for procedural pain and anxiety control in young children with burn injuries: A pilot study. Oral presentation at the 3rd Annual Canadian BURN Symposium 2016, Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel, Vancouver, October 24-25.

Bouchard, S. (2016). Treatment mechanisms of CBT for social anxiety disorder when exposure is conducted in virtual reality or in vivo. Chair and presentation at the46th European Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies Congress (EABCT), Stockholm (Sweden), Aug 31st – Sept 3rd.

Bouchard, S., Marchand, A., Gosselin, P. Langlois, F., Dugas, M., & Belleville, G. (2016). Efficacy of delivering cognitive-behavior therapy in videoconference to people suffering from generalized anxiety disorder: preliminary results of a randomized control trial. Oral presentation at the 21st Annual CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy & Social Networking Conference (CYPSY21), Dublin (Ireland), June 27-29th.

Garcia, L., Robitaille, A., Bouchard, S., Agapitos, M., Lesiuk, N., Pinet, R., Holmes-Kerr, C., Constable, J., McCleary, L., Rabheru, K., Harvey D., & Le Clair, K. (2016). Developing a training module using virtual reality to help address responsive behaviours in dementia. Oral presentation at the 21st Annual CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy & Social Networking Conference (CYPSY21), Dublin (Ireland), June 27-29th.

Loranger, C., & Bouchard, S. (2016). Reactions of victims and non-victims of sexual assault to a virtual aggression scenario. Oral presentation at the 21st Annual CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy & Social Networking Conference (CYPSY21), Dublin (Ireland), June 27-29th.

Robillard, G. Bouchard, S., Giroux, I., Boutin, C., & Vézina, J. (2016). Effectiveness of a revised virtual reality program for pathological gambling.  Poster presentation at the 21st Annual CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy & Social Networking Conference (CYPSY21), Dublin (Ireland), June 27-29th.

Tremblay, L., Chebbi, B, Bouchard, S., Roy-Vaillancourt, M., & Denommee, J. (2016). The use of haptic virtual environment, satisfaction with body regions and anti-fat attitudes to predict touch of body area on virtual humans. Oral presentation at the 21st Annual CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy & Social Networking Conference (CYPSY21), Dublin (Ireland), June 27-29th.

Chrétien, M., Giroux, I., Goulet, A., Jacques, C. & Bouchard, S. (2016). Cognitive Restructuring for the Treatment of Gambling’s Related Thoughts: a Systematic Review. Oral presentation at the 16th International Conference on Gambling & Risk Taking, Las Vegas (NV), USA, June 6-10.

Demers, B., Giroux, I., Jacques, C.​, Sevigny, S., & Bouchard, S. (2016Dropout in gambling treatment studies: what strategies can we learn from the literature to enhance treatment retention? ​ Oral presentation at the 6th International Conference on Gambling & Risk Taking, Las Vegas (NV), USA, June 6-10.​

Giroux, I., Bouchard, S., Goulet, A., Mercier, J., & Jacques, C.​ (2016). Gambling problems vs drugs and alcohol - are technology-based interventions up to par? Oral presentation at the 16th International Conference on Gambling & Risk Taking, Las Vegas (NV), USA, June 6-10.

Ibáñez, M., Quintana, P., Bouchard, S., Botella, C., y Serrano, B. (2016). Validación de la interacción verbal con un avatar en un ambiente de realidad virtual para generar ansiedad social. Poster presented at the Congreso II Jornades d’Investigació per als Estudiants de Ciències de la Salut Facultat de Ciències de la Salut  de la Universitat Jaume I, Castellón de la Plana, Espagne, April 14th. 

St-Pierre, M., Bouchard, S., Loranger C., & & Robillard, G. (2015). L’utilité de la réalité virtuelle pour prévenir la rechute des comportements de jeu pathologiques. Poster presented at the Congrès Question de substance. Montréal (Qc), November 16-18.

Bouchard, S. (2015). Cutting-edge virtual reality for PTSD: The innovations are more advanced than you think. Chair of the symposium intitled: Other Interventions Track. With B. Rothbaum (discussant). 31st International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) Conference. New-Orleans (Louisiana), November 5-7.

Loranger, C. & Bouchard, S. (2015). Validation of a VE for sexual assault victims. Oral presentation at the 31st International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) Conference. New-Orleans (Louisiana), November 5-7.

Serrano, S., Bouchard, S., Cárdenas-López, G., Botella, c., & Baños, R. (2015). Realidad virtual y otras tecnologías en psicología: Contribuciones científicas y tecnológicas de laboratorios en México, Canadá, y España. Oral presentation at the 10th Annual Conference of the Confederation of Mexican Graduate Students and Researchers in Canada (CEIMEXCAN), Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Vancouver (British Columbia), October 9-10.

Bouchard, S., Marchand, A., Gosselin, P., Dugas, M., & Belleville, G.  (2015). Non-inferiority trial of the efficacy of telepsychotherapy for generalized anxiety disorder: Interim results. Oral presentation at the 20th Annual CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy & Social Networking Conference, University of California, San Diego (CA), USA, June 29th-July 2nd.

Tremblay, L., Roy-Vaillancourt, M., Chebbi, B., Bouchard, S., Daoust, M, & Thorpe, M. (2015). The usefulness of a haptic virtual environment to predict anti-fat attitudes. Oral presentation at the 20th Annual CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy & Social Networking Conference, University of California, San Diego (CA), USA, June 29th-July 2nd.

Tremblay, L., Chebbi, B., Daoust, M. & Bouchard, S. (2015). The body image haptic virtual reality application: Description and use. Poster presented at the 20th Annual CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy & Social Networking Conference, University of California, San Diego (CA), USA, June 29th-July 2nd.

Giroux, I., Bouchard, S., Boutin, C., & Gagné, M-C. (2015). La réalité virtuelle facilite-t-elle l’accès aux croyances erronées des joueurs? Communication orale présentée au Congrès International sur les Troubles Addictifs, Nantes  (France), 16-17 avril.

Bouchard, S., Marchand, A., Gosselin, P., Langlois, F., Dugas, M., & Belleville, G. (2015). Efficacité de la télépsychothérapie pour le trouble d’anxiété généralisée : résultats préliminaires d’une étude de non-infériorité. Oral presentation at the 37th congrès de la Société québécoise pour la recherche en psychologie (SQRP). Gatineau (Qc), March 27-29th.

Grenier, S. Forget, H., Bouchard, S., Isère, S., Belleville, S.; Potvin, O. Rioux, M.-È., Benyebdri, F. (2015). L’utilisation de la réalité virtuelle afin d’améliorer l’efficacité de la thérapie cognitivo-comportementale (TCC) pour traiter l’anxiété gériatrique : recommandations pour les recherches futures. Oral presentation at the 37th congrès de la Société québécoise pour la recherche en psychologie (SQRP). Gatineau (Qc), March 27-29th.
 
Dumoulin, S., Bouchard, S., Dion-Marcoux, Y., Hébert, V., Beaudoin, C., Gagnon, C., Lavoie, K., (2015). Essai contrôlé randomisé portant sur l’utilisation de la réalité virtuelle lors de procédures médicales douloureuses chez les enfants et les adolescents se présentant au département d’urgence, 2015. Oral presentation at the 37th congrès de la Société québécoise pour la recherche en psychologie (SQRP). Gatineau (Qc), March 27-29th. 

Forget, H., Paré, J., Bouchard, S., Goulet, A., Isère, S. (2015). L'évaluation du déclin cognitif chez les âgées à l’aide du Virtual Multitasking Test (V-MT). Oral presentation at the 37th congrès de la Société québécoise pour la recherche en psychologie (SQRP). Gatineau (Qc), March 27-29th.

Loranger, C., Bouchard, S. (2015). Résultats préliminaires de la validation d’un environnement virtuel destiné aux victimes d’agression sexuelle. Oral presentation at the 37th congrès de la Société québécoise pour la recherche en psychologie (SQRP). Gatineau (Qc), March 27-29th.

Silva, C., Bouchard, S., Bélanger, C., (2015). Les enfants anxieux appréhendent-ils plus la réalité virtuelle que les enfants non anxieux? Oral presentation at the 37th congrès de la Société québécoise pour la recherche en psychologie (SQRP). Gatineau (Qc), March 27-29th.

Pagé, C., Bouchard, S., & Janosz, (2015). La contribution de l’anxiété sociale dans un modèle prospectif de trajectoires de la délinquance relationnelle. Poster presentation at the 37th congrès de la Société québécoise pour la recherche en psychologie (SQRP). Gatineau (Qc), March 27-29th.

Philippe, A., Bouchard, S. Loranger, C. (2015). L’influence de la peur sur le confort social rapporté en réalité virtuelle. Poster presentation at the 37th congrès de la Société québécoise pour la recherche en psychologie (SQRP). Gatineau (Qc), March 27-29th.

Lord-Gauthier, J., De Montigny, F., & Bouchard, S. (2014). Stress au travail : comment les infirmières font-elles face aux stresseurs? Poster presented at the Congrès de l’Ordre des Infirmières et Infirmiers du Québec. Montréal, November 3-4.

Durón, R., Ubaldo, J. M., Cárdenas, G., & Bouchard, S. (2014). Usabilidad de Escenarios Virtuales para el Tratamiento de Juego Patológico. Poster presented at the Simposio de Medicina Virtual,Mexico city (Mexique), October 24th.

Baus, O. & Bouchard, S. (2014). Augmented Reality in Exposure-Based Therapy: Where we came from, where we are, and where we might venture to go.  Oral presentation at the 4o.Foro Internacional sobre Ensenanza Virtual y Ciberpsicologia, Mexico city (Mexique), August 20-22.

Loranger, C. & Bouchard, S. (2014). Validation of a virtual environment for PTSD victims following a sexual assault: preliminary findings. Oral presentation at the 4o.Foro Internacional sobre Ensenanza Virtual y Ciberpsicologia, Mexico city (Mexique), August 20-22.

Robillard, G. & Bouchard, S. (2014). Predictors of outcome in CBT telepsychotherapy to treat panic disorder with agoraphobia. Oral presentation at the 4o.Foro Internacional sobre Ensenanza Virtual y Ciberpsicologia, Mexico city (Mexique), August 20-22.

Cardenas-Lopez, G., De la Rosa, A., Duran, X., & Bouchard, S. (2014). Virtual reality environments for the treatment of PTSD victims of criminal violence. Oral presentation at the HCI International 2014, Crete (Greece), June 22-27.

Baus, O., & Bouchard, S. (2014).  The effects of pleasant and unpleasant odours on presence and reality in a virtual environment. Poster presented at the 19th annual CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy & Social Networking Conference, Washington (DC), June 18-20.

Corno, G., Bouchard, S., Forget, H. (2014). Usability assessment of a Virtual Multitasking Test (V-MT) intended for elderly people. Oral presentation at the 19th annual CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy & Social Networking Conference, Washington (DC), June 18-20.

Loranger, C., Bouchard, S. (2014). Thinking outside the box when using virtual environments with patients. Poster presentation at the 19th annual CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy & Social Networking Conference, Washington (DC), June 18-20.

Quintana, P., Baus, O., & Bouchard, S. (2014). The Effect of Interpersonal Trust in the Contagion of Anxiety by the Smell of Fear. Oral presentation at the 19th annual CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy & Social Networking Conference, Washington (DC), June 18-20.

Paré, J., Forget, H., Banville, F., & Bouchard, S. (2014). The Virtual Multitasking Test as an ecological assessment tool for the study of executive ageing. Poster presented at the 19th annual CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy & Social Networking Conference, Washington (DC), June 18-20.

Robillard, G., Bouchard, S., & Forget H. (2014). Assessing the overlap between cybersickness and anxiety symptoms by using a non VR immersive task. Oral presentation at the 19th annual CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy & Social Networking Conference, Washington (DC), June 18-20.

Boudreault, C., Giroux, I., Faucher-Gravel, A., St-Hilaire, A., Bouchard, S., & Jacques, C. (2014). Urge to gamble in a gambling environment: Results from an exposure session. Poster presented at the Discovery 2014 conference, Toronto, May 12-13.

Bouchard, S. (2014). Evaluation of new technologies for mental health and mental illness: Economic and clinical evidence related to outcomes for patients and payers. Oral presentation oral at the 2014 CADTH Symposium, Hilton Lac-Leamy, Gatineau, April 7th.

Corno, G. & Bouchard, S. (2014). An innovative Positive Psychology Virtual Reality application for victims of sexual violence: a qualitative study. Poster presentation at the Anxiety and Depression Conference 2014: Personalized Treatments for Anxiety and Mood Disorders, Chicago Marriott Downtown (IL), March 27-30.

Bouchard, S., Loranger, C., St-Pierre, M., Poirier, L., Laniel, L., & Robillard, G. (2013). Virtual reality offers new opportunities to improve the efficacy of CBT for pathological gambling. Poster presentation at the 47th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, Nashville (TN), November 21-24th.

Dumoulin, S., Bouchard, S., Dion-Marcoux, Y., Hébert, V., Beaudoin, C., Gagnon, C., & Lavoie, K. (2013). A randomized controlled trial about the use of virtual reality for needle-related procedures in children and adolescents in the emergency department. Poster presentation at the 47th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, Nashville (TN), November 21-24th.

Laforest, M. & Bouchard, S. (2013). Validation and efficacy of a “contaminated” virtual environment in inducing anxiety and treating OCD. Oral presentation at the 47th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, Nashville (TN), November 21-24th.

Robillard, G., Bouchard, S., Benyahia, I., Tardif, N., & Zaremba, M. (2013). Validation of a virtual environment developed to assess reactions of anxious drivers. Poster presented at the 47th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, Nashville (TN), November 21-24th.

Baus, O., & Bouchard S. (2013). Using physiological measures of presence in an anxiety-provoking virtual environment – A pilot sudy. Poster presented at the 18th Annual CyberTherapy & CyberPsychology Conference, Brussels (Belgium), June 30th - July 2nd.

Bossé, J., & Bouchard, S. (2013). Initial validation of a VE using unreported stimuli to evoke phobic-like reactions in phobic subjects. Oral presentation at the 18th Annual CyberTherapy & CyberPsychology Conference, Brussels (Belgium), June 30th - July 2nd.

Loranger, C. et Bouchard, S. (2013). Developing a VE for sexual assault victims suffering from PTSD. Poster presented at the 18th Annual CyberTherapy & CyberPsychology Conference, Brussels (Belgium), June 30th - July 2nd.

Tremblay, L., Bouchard, S., Chebbi, B., Wei, L., Monthuy-Blanc, & Boulanger D. (2013). The development of a haptic virtual reality environment to study body image and emotional communication. Oral presentation at the 18th Annual CyberTherapy & CyberPsychology Conference, Brussels (Belgium), June 30th - July 2nd.

Benyahia, I., Bouchard, S., Larivière, G., Wany, S., & Zaremba, M. (2013, submitted). A Virtual Driving Environment for Connected Vehicles Collision Avoidance Based on Human Factors. Oral presentation at the 16ième conférence et réunion générale annuelles de la Société des systèmes de Transports Intelligents du Canada (STI). Toronto (Ontario), May 26-29.

Baus, O., Bouchard, S., Gougeon, V., & Guez, J. (2013).Augmented reality – An efficient alternative to virtual reality in inducing anxiety. Oral presentation in the symposium : A glimpse into the world of recent virtual reality applications in CBT: from clinical trials to even newer technologies (Chair : S. Bouchard) presented at the Congrès de l’Association Canadienne des Thérapies Cognitives et Comportementales (ACTCC), Montréal (Québec), May 23-25th.

Dumoulin, S., Bouchard, S., Robillard, G., Guitard, G., & Klinger, É. (2013). A randomized control trial on efficacy of virtual reality in the treatment of social anxiety disorder. Oral presentation in the symposium : A glimpse into the world of recent virtual reality applications in CBT: from clinical trials to even newer technologies (Chair : S. Bouchard) presented at the Congrès de L’Association Canadienne des Thérapies Cognitives et Comportementales (ACTCC), Montréal (Québec), May 23-25th.

Loranger, C., Bouchard, S., St-Pierre, M., Poirier, L., Laniel, L., & Robillard, G. (2013). Assets of virtual reality in the treatment of pathological gambling: a pilot study. Oral presentation in the symposium : A glimpse into the world of recent virtual reality applications in CBT: from clinical trials to even newer technologies (Chair : S. Bouchard) presented at the Congrès de L’Association Canadienne des Thérapies Cognitives et Comportementales (ACTCC), Montréal (Québec), May 23-25th.

Robillard, G., Bouchard, S., Dumoulin, S., & Guitard, T. (2013). Validation of a scale measuring the therapists’ costs and efforts for conducting of exposure sessions during CBT treatment for anxiety disorders. Oral presentation in the symposium : A glimpse into the world of recent virtual reality applications in CBT: from clinical trials to even newer technologies (Chair : S. Bouchard) presented at the Congrès de L’Association Canadienne des Thérapies Cognitives et Comportementales (ACTCC), Montréal (Québec), May 23-25th.

Paré, J., Daudelin-Peltier, C., Deschênes, A., Fiset, D., Bouchard, S., & Forget, H. (2013). Validation du TSST en réalité virtuelle chez les personnes âgées. 81e congrès de l’ACFAS, Québec, May 8-10.

Bouchard, S., Aimé, A., & Monthuy-Blanc, J. (2013). Using Virtual reality to study, assess and treat obesity : Illustrations of the use of an emerging tool. Oral presentation at the Canadian Obesity Summit, Vancouver, May 1-4. Abstract publié dans : Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 37 (Supplement), p. S249.

*Monthuy-Blanc, Bouchard, S., & Aimé, A. (2012). A new assessment of body dissatisfaction. Oral presentation at the 20th International Conference on Eating disorders Alpbach 2012, Alpbach, Tyrol (Austria), October 18-20.

Renaud, P., Côté., G., Dumais, A., Joyal, C. & Proulx, J. (2012). Virtual Reality Applications in Forensic Psychiatry at the Institut Philippe-Pinel de Montréal. Symposium on forensic psychiatry and virtual reality at the German Association for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (DGPPN). Berlin, Allemagne, November 18-24.

Bouchard, S., Dumoulin, S., Robillard, G. Guitard, T., Klinger, É., Forget, H., & Roucaut, F.-X. (2012, accepted). A three-arm randomized control non-inferiority trial for the efficacy and costs of using virtual reality in the treatment of social phobia. Oral presentation at the 46th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, New Harbor (MD), November 15-18.

Boivin, É., Bernier, F., & Bouchard, S. (2012). A videogame selection process for supporting modding projects. Oral presentation at the Meaningful Play 2012, East Lansing (MI, USA), October 18-20.  

Bouchard, S., Loranger, C., St-Pierre, M., Poirier, L., Laniel, L., & Robillard, G. (2012, accepted). Testing the usefulness of VR in the treatment of pathological gambling with a randomized controlled trial. Oral Presentation at the 17th Annual CyberPsychology and CyberTherapy Conference 2012, Bruxelles (Belgique), September 25-28.

Giroux, I., Faucher-Gravel, A., St-Hilaire, A., Boudreault, C., Bouchard, S. & Jacques, C. (2012, accepted). Can Virtual Gambling Exposure Modify the Urge to Gamble? Oral presentation at the 9th European Conference on Gambling Studies and Policy Issues, Loutraki, Greece, September 18-21.

Bouchard, S. (2012). Applications of virtual reality in psychology. Combined perspectives from clinical and experimental studies. Oral presentation at the 1st  meeting of the Indonesian Association of Cyberpsychology, Jakarta (Indonesia), August 8.

Bouchard, S. (2012). L'efficacité de la réalité virtuelle pour faciliter la prévention de la rechute auprès des joueurs en traitement. Colloque Les multiples facettes du jeu.  Québec, May 30.

Baus, O. & Bouchard, S. (2012). Tomorrow’s Cyberpsychology in Canada - Reducing the obstacle of distance. In John Macfarlane (Chair), Thinking Ahead: What will Canada look like in 2030? Symposium conducted at Congress 2012 of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Waterloo (Ontario), May 29.

Baus, O. & Bouchard, S. (2012). Foundations of tomorrow’s cyberpsychology. Poster session presented at Congress 2012 of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Waterloo (Ontario), May 29.

Renaud, P., K. Nolet, S. Chartier, D. Trottier, M. Goyette, J. Rouleau, J. Proulx, S. Bouchard. (2012). Sexual aggression and Intentional Dynamics: Deviant and Non-deviant Sexual Self-Regulation From the First-Person Stance. 17th International Conference of the Association of Psychology and Psychiatry for Adults and Children (A.P.P.A.C.). Athènes, Greece, May 15-18.

Sidhom, O., McMurray, L., Bouchard, S., & MacCordick, A. (2012). Évaluation de l’acceptabilité de la télépsychiatrie en géronto-psychiatrie. Oral presentation at the Première conférence maghrébine de psychiatrie, Sousse, (Tunisia), April 25-28.

Paré, J., Forget, H., & Bouchard, S. (2012). Le stress chez la personne vieillissante: validation du TSST-VR. Poster presented at La Semaine de la recherche à l’UQO, Gatineau, March 26-30.

Trépanier, N., Bouchard, S., & Bernier, F. (2012). Induire du stress avec des jeux vidéo 3D. Poster presented at La Semaine de la recherche à l’UQO, Gatineau, March 26-30.

Bouchard, S., Bernier, F., Boivin, E., Morin, B., Robillard, G., & Forget, H. (2012). Utiliser la réalité virtuelle et le biofeedback pour apprendre à gérer son stress. Une étude auprès de militaires canadiens exposés à un stresseur intense. Oral presentation at the Semaine de la recherche à l’UQO. Gatineau, March 26-30.

Bouchard, S. (2011). CBT in the Age of Telehealth: Can Videoconferencing Increase Access to Care? Discussant with D.A. Hope, B.J. Weiss (Moderators). Panel discussion at the 45th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, Toronto, November 10-13.

Bouchard, S. (2011). Internet-Based Psychological Services: Legal, Ethical, and Clinical Issues. Discussant with J. D. Herbert (Chair). Symposium at the 45th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, Toronto, November 10-13.

Dumoulin, S., Gougeon, V., Loranger, C., & Bouchard, S. (2011). Are Distraction and Attention the Main Variables in Pain Management: An Experimental Study Using a Cold-Pressor Test and Virtual Reality. Poster presented at the 45th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, Toronto, November 10-13.

Guitard, T., Bouchard, S., Bélanger, C. (2011). Exposure to Standardized Catastrophic Scenarios With Patients Suffering From GAD. Poster presented at the 45th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, Toronto, November 10-13.

Laforest, M., Bouchard, S. (2011). Inducing Anxiety Using a "Contaminated" Virtual Environment: Validation of a Treatment Tool for OCD. Poster presented at the 45th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, Toronto, November 10-13.

Giroux, I., Faucher-Gravel, A., St-Hilaire, A., Boudreault, C., Bouchard, S., & Jacques, C. (2011). Can Virtual Gambling Exposure Modify the Urge to Gamble? Poster presented at the 12th Annual NCRG Conference on Gambling and Addiction, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 2-4.

Baus, O., Bouchard, S., Gougeon, V., & Roucaut, F.-X. (2011). Comparison of Anxiety in Response to Virtual Spiders While Immersed in Augmented Reality, Head-Mounted Display, or CAVE-Like System. Oral presentation at the 16th Annual Cybertherapy & Cyberpsychology Conference, Gatineau, June 20-22.

Bazinet, P., Chebbi, B., Tremblay, L., Emptage, E., & Bouchard, S. (2011). A Hapto-Visual Virtual Reality Tool for Visual-Motor Skills Testing of People with Learning Disabilities. Poster presentation at the 16th Annual Cybertherapy & Cyberpsychology Conference, Gatineau, June 20-22.

Bernier, F., Bouchard, S., Robillard, G., Morin, B., Forget, H., & É. Boivin (2011). Enhancing stress management skills in military personnel using biofeedback and immersion in a stressful videogame: A randomized control trial. Oral presentation at the 16th Annual Cybertherapy & Cyberpsychology Conference, Gatineau, June 20-22.

Bouchard, S. Dumoulin, S., & Robillard, G., Guitard, T., Klinger, É., Forget, H., Roucaut, F.-X. (2011). A randomized control trial for the use of in virtuo exposure in the treatment of social phobia: Final results. Oral presentation at the 16th Annual Cybertherapy & Cyberpsychology Conference, Gatineau, June 20-22.

Dumoulin, S., Bouchard, S., Gougeon, V., & Loranger, C. (2011) Distraction vs Attention in the effect of virtual reality analgesia. Oral presentation at the 16th Annual Cybertherapy & Cyberpsychology Conference, Gatineau, June 20-22.

Geslin, É., Bouchard, S., & Richir, S. (2011). You better control for video gaming experience because video gamers are more difficult to scare in virtual reality. Oral presentation at the 16th Annual Cybertherapy & Cyberpsychology Conference, Gatineau, June 20-22.

Gougeon, V., Bouchard, S., Dumoulin, S., Michaud, M. (2011). Telepresence experienced in videoconference varies according to emotions involved in the verbal exchanges.  Oral presentation at the 16th Annual Cybertherapy & Cyberpsychology Conference, Gatineau, June 20-22.

Gougeon, V., Dumoulin, S., Bouchard, S., & Loranger, C. (2011). Which impact has the feeling of presence on the analgesic properties of virtual reality on pain during a cold-pressor test ? Poster presentation at the 16th Annual Cybertherapy & Cyberpsychology Conference, Gatineau, June 20-22.

Guitard, T., Aimé, A., Bouchard, S., Loranger, C., & Cotton, K. (2011). Body Dissatisfaction: Eliciting Emotions by Social Comparison in a Virtual Bar. Poster presentation at the 16th Annual Cybertherapy & Cyberpsychology Conference, Gatineau, June 20-22.

Hébert, K., Forget, H., Nolin, P., Forest, G., Banville, F., & Bouchard, S. (2011). Standardized scoring of the Virtual Multitasking Test. Poster presentation at the 16th Annual Cybertherapy & Cyberpsychology Conference, Gatineau, June 20-22.

Laforest, M., & Bouchard, S. (2011). Inducing anxiety using a “contaminated” virtual environment: First steps in the validation of a treatment tool for OCD. Poster presentation at the 16th Annual Cybertherapy & Cyberpsychology Conference, Gatineau, June 20-22.

Loranger, C., Dumoulin, S. Gougeon, V. Bouchard, S. (2011). The influence of distraction in virtual reality on pain catastrophizing. Poster presentation at the 16th Annual Cybertherapy & Cyberpsychology Conference, Gatineau, June 20-22.

Loranger, C., Bouchard, S., Boulanger, J., & Robillard, G. (2011). Validation of two virtual environments for the prevention and treatment of pathological gambling. Poster presentation at the 16th Annual Cybertherapy & Cyberpsychology Conference, Gatineau, June 20-22.

Monthuy-Blanc, J. Bouchard, S., Bernier, F., Dumoulin, S., Laforest, M., Guitard, T., Boivin, E., Robillard, G., & Renaud, P. (2011). Empathy toward virtual humans depicting a known or unknown person expressing pain. Oral presentation at the 16th Annual Cybertherapy & Cyberpsychology Conference, Gatineau, June 20-22.

Robillard, G., Bouchard, S. (2011). Comparing costs and efforts required to conduct exposure in vivo or in VR treatment for social phobia. Oral presentation at the 16th Annual Cybertherapy & Cyberpsychology Conference, Gatineau, June 20-22.

Roucaut, F.-X., Bouchard, S., & Forget, H. (2011). Differences in HPA axis activation secondary to individual CBT session using either in vivo or in virtuo exposure in SAD patients. Oral presentation at the 16th Annual Cybertherapy & Cyberpsychology Conference, Gatineau, June 20-22.

Silva, C., Bouchard, S., & Bélanger, C. (2011). The youths are more apprehensive and frightened than adults by a virtual environment used to treat arachnophobia. Oral presentation at the 16th Annual Cybertherapy & Cyberpsychology Conference, Gatineau, June 20-22.

Marchand, A., Beaulieu-Prévost, D., Guay, S., Bouchard, S., Drouin, M.-S., Germain, V., & Gravel Crevier, M. (2011). Efficacité d’une intervention psychologique administrée par vidéoconférence pour l’état de stress post-traumatique : suivi de 6 mois. Affiche présentée à l’Annuelle du Centre de Recherche Fernand Séguin, Montréal, 20 mai.

Gougeon, V., Dumoulin, S., Loranger, C., & Bouchard, S. (2011). Quel impact a le sentiment de présence sur le pouvoir analgésique de la réalité virtuelle lors de l’induction d’une douleur par un test de pression à froid? Poster presentation at the 33e congrès annuel de la Société Québécoise pour la Recherche en Psychologie (SQRP), Québec, March 18-20.

Loranger, C., Dumoulin, S., Bouchard, S., & Gougeon, V. (2011). L’influence de la dramatisation sur la distraction lors d’un test de pression à froid. Poster presentation at the 33e congrès annuel de la Société Québécoise pour la Recherche en Psychologie (SQRP), Québec, March 18-20.

Renaud, P., Goyette, M., Trottier, D., Longpré, N., Rouleau, J.-L., Proulx, J., Fedoroff, P., & Bradford, J. (2011). Using virtual reality and attention control technologies to assess deviant sexual preferences. 11th Annual  International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services. Barcelone, Espagne, 95.

Renaud, P., Goyette, M., Trottier, D., Longpré, N., Rouleau, J.-L., Proulx, J., Fedoroff, P., & Bradford, J. (2011). La mesure des préférences sexuelles à l'aide de la réalité virtuelle et de la pléthysmographie pénienne. 6e Congrès International Francophone sur l’Agression sexuelle. Montreux, Switzerland, 155-156.

Bouchard, S., Green-Demers, I., Allard, M., Guitard, T., Dumoulin, S., Robillard, G., Marchand, A., Renaud, P. & Cournoyer, L.-G. (2010). Exploring the Predictors of Telepsychotherapy Outcome and Process: A Focus on Motivation, Therapeutic Bond and Telepresence. Présentation orale au 44e congrès annuel de l’Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, San Francisco, 18-21 novembre.

Dumoulin, S., Bouchard, S., Robillard, G., Guitard, T., Klinger, E. (2010).  Early results from a randomized trial on efficacy of virtual reality to treat social anxiety. Communication affichée présentée au 44e congrès annuel de l’Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, San Francisco, 18-21 novembre.

Guitard, T., Bouchard, S., Bernier, F., Dumoulin, S., & Laforest, M.  (2010).  The potential of stress induced with 3D videogames for teaching stress management skills to soldiers. Poster presented at the 44th Annual Conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, San Francisco (CA), November 18-21.

Laforest, M., Paquin, B., & Bouchard, S. Telepsychotherapy and early assessment of users’ attitude and perceptions (2010). Poster presented at the 44th Annual Conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, San Francisco (CA), November 18-21.

Robillard, G., Bouchard, S., Dumoulin, S., & Guitard, T. (2010). Comparing the costs and efforts required to conduct exposure in vivo or in virtual reality during CBT for social phobia. Poster presented at the 44th Annual Conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, San Francisco (CA), November 18-21.

Bouchard, S., Green-Demers, I., Allard, M., Guitard, T., Dumoulin, S., Robillard, G., Marchand, A., Renaud, P. & Cournoyer, L.-G. (2010). Exploring the Predictors of Telepsychotherapy Outcome and Process: A Focus on Motivation, Therapeutic Bond and Telepresence. Présentation orale au 44th Annual Conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy
, San Francisco, November 18-21.

Dumoulin, S., Bouchard, S., Robillard, G., Guitard, T., Klinger, E. (2010). Early results from a randomized trial on efficacy of virtual reality to treat social anxiety. Communication affichée présentée au 44th Annual Conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, San Francisco, November 18-21.

Guitard, T., Bouchard, S., Bernier, F., Dumoulin, S., & Laforest, M.  (2010). The potential of stress induced with 3D videogames for teaching stress management skills to soldiers. Communication affichée présentée au 44th Annual Conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy , San Francisco, November 18-21.

Laforest, M., Paquin, B., & Bouchard, S. (2010). Telepsychotherapy and early assessment of users' attitude and perceptions. Communication affichée présentée au 44th Annual Conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, San Francisco, November 18-21.

Robillard, G., Bouchard, S., Dumoulin, S., & Guitard, T. (2010). Comparing the costs and efforts required to conduct exposure in vivo or in virtual reality during CBT for social phobia. Communication affichée présentée au 44th Annual Conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, San Francisco, November 18-21.

Bouchard, S., Bernier, F., Guitard, T., Laforest, M., Dumoulin, S., Boivin, É., & Robillard, G. (2010). Searching for an adequate stressor to practice stress management skill prior to deployment: The potential of immersion in stressful 3D games. Oral Presentation at the 15th Annual CyberTherapy Conference 2010, Seoul (Korea), June 13-15.

Bouchard, S., Talbot, J., Ledoux, A.A., Phillips, J., Cantamesse, M., & Robillard, G. (2010). Presence is just an illusion: using fMRI to locate the brain area responsible to the meaning given to places. Oral Presentation at the 15th Annual CyberTherapy Conference 2010, Seoul (Korea), June 13-15 .

Robillard, G., Bouchard, S., Dumoulin, S., & Guitard, G., & Klinger, É. (2010). Using virtual humans to alleviate social anxiety : preliminary report from a comparative outcome study. Oral Presentation at the 15th Annual CyberTherapy Conference 2010, Seoul (Korea), June 13-15.

Marchand, A., Guay, S., Beaulieu-Prévost, Bouchard, S., D., Drouin, M.-S., Germain, V. (2010). L'efficacité relative d'une intervention psychologique administrée par visioconférence afin de traiter l'état de stress post-traumatique : une relance de 6 mois. November 18-21.

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