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.
Vital Tones OCD aims to improve symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder with the use of brainwaves. The home screen provides a description of OCD and brainwave technology, which includes 2 brainwave sessions for treatment of OCD. These sessions consist of low frequency audio, i.e. static or white noise. The free version of the app includes access to session 1, purchase of the pro version allows access to session 2. Both sessions last around 20 minutes and the app provides recommended frequencies for listening.
Available For: Requires Android 4.0 and up
Developer: Ugur Dogan
Type of Treatment: Psychoeducation & Information
Targeted Conditions: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Target Audience: Adults
Designed to be used in conjunction with a healthcare provider: No
Get it on: Google Play
There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of Vital Tones OCD
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