3D Graphical Imagery Therapy for Healing Brain Tumors in Children

Principal Investigator’s Organization (PIO):

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad

Principal Investigator (PI):

Ms. Sadaf Sajjad, Dr. Sajjad Mohsin

Summary

The project developed a three dimensional animated graphical representation; a tool which is being used to facilitate the guided imagery sessions in children with brain tumors. The guided imagery therapy has a cognitive behavioral effect on patients, who are guided in imagining a scene to recover from physical/psychological illnesses and to improve the immune system. The image therapy has been successfully applied on a variety of physical problems like in reduction of pain after surgery etc. In this project, The 3D animated video in the form of a game used PC for children with brain tumors and provided the explanation of how the tumors can be attacked by the immune system within their bodies.

Start Date 15-Nov-2011

Duration 18 months

Budget PKR 11.55 million

Status  Project Successfully Completed

Progress Report N/A

Publications  N/A

Thematic Area  Health

Project Website 
http://ww3.comsats.e