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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-13-2012, 11:56 PM Thread Starter
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NYTimes article about research on mobile therapy apps


"In the past few years researchers have been testing simple video-game-like programs aimed at relieving common problems like anxiety and depression. These recent results have been encouraging enough that investigators are now delivering the programs on smartphones — therapy apps, in effect, that may soon make psychological help accessible anytime, anywhere, whether in the grocery store line, on the bus or just before a work presentation."

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/14/he...mid=tw-nytimes
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i tried a mobile app for social anxiety as part of a research study. i didn't find that it helped much.
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Wow. They really do have an app for everything these days.
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I found a pretty cool app a couple of months ago called Mind Shift, it is designed to comfront anxety.
It is focused on teenagers but adults can get a lot from it too.

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