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Oct 27, 2020

I get a little long winded but in this episode, I needed to explain what are medical apps and what isn't. That breathing app on your phone probably isn't a medical app.

That is the topic of this weeks episode.

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Resources Mentioned: 

U.S. Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Device Software Functions Including Mobile Medical Applications
Headspace and Talkspace, Both companies provide connections to virtual therapists via audio, text or vendor. 
Rootd – Panic Attack Relief This is an app that helps those of you with panic attacks to handle your symptoms. It provides an education module, symptom relief, a journaling module and other resources.
MoodKit This app uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as the foundation of some of the activities in the app.  It is a hybrid between providing patient information and a journal. 
PocketCoach  This app is similar to the other it uses CBT and Mindfulness-Based Stress-Reduction to provide information to users about their condition and how to handle their symptoms. 
PsyberGuide is a resource to help you find and evaluate mental health apps. The project looks at on-line, Android and iOS apps. Some of the mental health apps have an evaluation of their performance. 


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