Five Mobile Apps to Help Patients With Anxiety and Depression

Five Mobile Apps to Help Patients With Anxiety and Depression

Many of our patients struggle with some form of mental illness. Statistics show that 19 percent of U.S. adults have some form of anxiety disorder, and 6.7 percent have had at least one major depressive episode in the past year.1,2 Given the ubiquity of mobile devices, it makes sense that patients could use these tools to help them cope with or even prevent the symptoms of anxiety and depression. They may even ask you for recommendations. To help you guide patients to the most helpful apps, this article presents five that stand apart from the rest when reviewed using FPM's...

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