GG OCD - Thoughts Exercise
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.
OCD Understood is for people experiencing OCD. Users play a game in which text of negative thoughts linger on the screen and users are tasked with swiping them off screen, at increasing speed. The app relates the texts coming on the screen to obsessions and the action of swiping them off-screen as of trying to appease the obsessions with compulsions. The app also contains information on OCD and external resources.
Available For: Requires iOS 9.0 or later
Developer: Andy Mockler
Type of Treatment: Psychoeducation & Information
Targeted Conditions: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Target Audience: Adults
Designed to be used in conjunction with a healthcare provider: No
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There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of OCD Understood
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