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.
Depression CBT Self-Help Guide aims to help users screen for depression. The home page of the app displays a new motivational quote each time a user opens the app. The app includes sections for “Articles”, a “Cognitive Diary”, “Tests” and an “Audio” section. The “Articles” section features informative articles on the symptoms and treatments for Major Depression. The “Cognitive Diary” section invites users to write a journal entry for the day, and provides an option to review the full history of user entries. The “Test” section provides users with a widely used depression screening questionnaire (the PHQ-9) and offers users the option to review their results upon completing the assessment, and over time. The “Audio” section provides four categories of five- to ten-minute streaming audio tracks: “Assistance” tracks used for coping with difficult symptoms, “Relaxation” tracks used to reduce stress and anxiety, “Emotion Training” tracks that walk users through skills to manage difficult and/or shifting emotions, and “Mindfulness Training” tracks used to practice specific mindfulness skills.Read the Professional Review for Depression CBT Self-Help Guide: A Professional Review
Available For: Android 2.3.3 and up. Web
Developer: Excel At Life
Type of Treatment: Cognitive Behavioral Principles, Symptom Tracking/Self-Monitoring
Targeted Conditions: Mood Disorders
Target Audience: Not Specified
Designed to be used in conjunction with a professional?: No
Languages Available: English
Get it on: Google Play, Web
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