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Guided Mind is an app for all mobile devices aimed to help users practice mindfulness meditation for managing stress. The app offers over 200 guided meditations varying in length from 5 to 30 minutes. The meditations cover a wide variety of topics, including stress, sleep problems, PTSD, low mood, and pain. Users can begin with a free trial that contains 20 guided meditations. Additional downloads are available for which then have unlimited use after purchase. Guided Mind allows users to progress at their own pace and has guides both for beginners and experienced meditators.
Available for: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Requires Android 4.1 and up
Developer: AppSimple LLC
Type of Treatment: Mindfulness
Targeted Conditions: Stress & Anxiety
Target Audience: Not Specified
Designed to be used in conjunction with a professional? No
Languages Available: English, Spanish
Cost: Free with in-app purchases
Get it on: Apple App Store, Google Play
There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of Guided Mind
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