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.
Learn About Depression is a psychoeducational resource that teaches about the symptoms, causes, and treatment of depression. The home page directs users to each of the app’s six sequential sections: Introductory Quiz, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Causes, Treatment, End of Module Quiz. Both quizzes consist of one multiple choice question, which will encourage you to re-attempt until you select the correct answer. Each section includes sound and/or is a series of animated videos which requires listening to the audio.
Available for: Android 2.0 or later
Type of Treatment: Psychoeducation & Information
Targeted Conditions: Mood disorders
Target Audience: Not specified
Designed to be used in conjunction with a healthcare professional: No
Languages Available: English
Get iton: Google Play
There is no intervention proposed in this application to test the efficacy of. There are no RCTs of which we are aware about benefits from smartphone apps providing psychoeducation about depression.
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