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OCD Challenge Review

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3.18 / 5.00

Overall Score: 7/11

Proposed Goal: 2/2
Evidence Based Content: 1/1
Clinical Input in Development: 1/1
Research on Development Process: 1/1
Efficacy of Other Products: 0/1
Research Independence and Review: 2/2
Research Base: 0/3

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Rating Date: August 2020

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OCD Challenge is a program that aims to give users the tools to manage their OCD. The program uses a variety of interactive activities that can be customized to the user’s specific OCD symptoms. OCD Challenge uses the principles of exposure and response prevention therapy (ERP), which is based on cognitive behavioral therapy, to help accomplish its goals.

Technical Details

Available for: Web
Developer: Peace of Mind Foundation, Inc.
Type of Treatment: Symptom Tracking/Self-Monitoring, Psychoeducation & Information, Cognitive Behavioral Principles
Targeted Conditions: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Target Audience: Adults, Not Specified
Designed to be used in conjunction with a professional? Recommended
Languages Available: English, Spanish, Italian, French, German, Portuguese, Norwegian, Mandarin
Cost: Free
Get it on: Web

Research on this App

A paper by the development team of OCD Challenge describe the development of the website and implications for future use (McIngvale et al. 2012.

Antoher paper explored demographics of 436 users of OCD Challenge over a 21-month period. Results concluded that majority of participants were female (63.1%) and Caucasian (80.5%), the mean age was 33.37 years old, and the average age of onset of OCD was 15.37 years old. (McIngvale, E., Bordnick, P. S., & Hart, J. 2015.

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