Apps that claim to be able to help with depression and other mental health issues aren’t uncommon, but it’s difficult to know whether they’re actually providing effective treatment. Now, researchers have looked to gain some concrete information as to how helpful an app can be for patients tackling anxiety and/or depression. The results of the study were positive, but they aren’t necessarily indicative of mental health apps as a whole, where a lack of regulation has made it extremely difficult to pick out software that can be trusted.
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