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.
This app is oriented to be used by a mental health clinician to administer the 9-item Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9). This questionnaire screens for the presence and severity of Depression in whoever submits it. When you open the app you can pick to begin the questionnaire, see summaries of previous responses, see the initial treatment selection, and assess participant response to treatment. Also, on the home-screen the user can see a reference for the PHQ-9, share the application, or possibly pay to upgrade to a Bipolar questionnaire.
Available For: Requires iOS 6.0 or later
Developer: Austin Physician Productivity, LLC
Type of Treatment: Test/Screener Apps
Targeted Conditions: Depression
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 STAT Depression Screening PHQ-9
Click the links below to learn more about the treatment types used in this app.
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