Beating the Blues
Beating the Blues is a web-based program for mood and anxiety disorders that uses the principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). It was created for the National Health Services in the United Kingdom.
AnxietyCoach is an app that was developed to help users reduce fear, worries and anxiety. Created by Mayo Clinic, this app offers multiple features for addressing anxiety. ‘Learn’ provides educational information about anxiety and its treatment and a ‘Checkup’ section to help with tracking symptoms over time. The ‘To Do List’ guides the user through making a list of feared activities and then completing the tasks. Finally the ‘Messages and Alerts’ section alerts the user when there are new tasks to complete.
Available For: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
Developer: By Mayo Clinic
Type of Treatment: Cognitive Behavioral Principles, Symptom Tracking/Self-Monitoring, Psychoeducation & Information
Targeted Conditions: Stress & Anxiety
Target Audience: Adults
Designed to be used in conjunction with a healthcare professional: No
Languages Available: English
Previously Available on: Apple App Store
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