Smartphone apps may help reduce depression, anxiety
A new study says that smartphone apps may help treat mental health problems like depression and anxiety.
Researchers from the United States found that 13 speedy mini-apps called IntelliCare reduced 50 percent depression and anxiety in participants using the smartphone apps.
The study found that the participants used the smartphone apps up to four times a day alongwith psychotherapy or medicines.
The apps offer exercises to relax, reduce self-criticism and worrying, methods to help to lead meaningful life, ways to get a good night’s sleep and more.