GGOC: OCD Relief
This app aims to improve OCD symptoms, specifically negative thinking by increasing the user’s awareness of negative thoughts and training the brain to challenge them.
nOCD is an app targeted to individuals with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. nOCD helps patients with two types of treatments: Mindfulness and Exposure Response Prevention Treatment. Specifically, the app contains immediate guidance during an OCD episode, weekly tests to assess severity of OCD, OCD information and education, data about the condition and treatment that can be shared with a therapist, and motivational support in the form of notifications.
Available for: iOS 9.1+
Developer: nOCD, LLC
Type of Treatment: Mindfulness; Exposure Response Prevention Treatment; Information/Psychoeducational
Targeted Conditions: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Target Audience: Not specified
Designed to be used in conjunction with a healthcare professional: No
Languages Available: English
Get it on: iTunes, Google Play
In a pilot clinical trial, 14 participants used nOCD with therapst guidance (consisting of 5 in-person therapy sessions and weekly phone calls). Participants completed self-report questionnaires and were independently evaluated prior to treatment at baseline, mid-treatment (4 weeks), post-treatment (8 weeks) and 2 months after treatment completion. Participants also completed an acceptability survey and their use of the app was calculated. Initial results suggest that this integrated treatment can lead to significant reduction in OCD symptoms.
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