Tagged depression


Apps for depression: Mobile features that make the fight easier

Anastasia Yaskevich, enterprise mobility researcher at IT consulting company ScienceSoft, looks into the concept of apps for depression and lists how each of their features can be useful for those suffering from mental health problems. According to World Health Organization, depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. However, the lack of visible symptoms and, hence,…


NHS-recommended apps on World Mental Health Day

  The NHS Apps Library offers a selection of online tools designed to help with people suffering from anxiety, stress or depression   Chill Panda This app teaches the user relaxation and breathing techniques. It measures heart rate and offers tasks designed to suit particular states of mind and to distract form worries. Chill Panda is…


Video game shown to help treat depression, study says

A video game has proven beneficial in helping improve certain cognitive features that are associated with depression, according to researchers. Project Evo, a mobile game developed digital medicine producer Akili, has been designed to improve focus and attention at a neurological level. The game was applied to a study in which older adults with late-life…

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