COVID-19 Apps for Coping

Introduction

  • There are a significant number of Apps available that have been shown to be effective for helping with mindfulness techniques, symptom tracking, education, and CBT methods for dealing with anxiety and depression.
  • Some are free on a perpetual basis, and some have a free introductory period.

Coping Apps

  • All of the apps listed below have been studied in research (please see research section below), and have some sort of element which can be applicable, or has been modified, for use during the pandemic

The table below showing different apps and their features:

COVID-19 Mental Health Apps Compared
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Source: OneMindPsyberGuide.org.

Research

References

  1. Jaworski BK, Taylor K, Ramsey KM, et al. Exploring Usage of COVID Coach, a Public Mental Health App Designed for the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evaluation of Analytics Data. J Med Internet Res. 2021;23(3):e26559.  [PMID:33606656]
  2. Sorkin DH, Janio EA, Eikey EV, et al. Rise in Use of Digital Mental Health Tools and Technologies in the United States During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Survey Study. J Med Internet Res. 2021;23(4):e26994.  [PMID:33822737]
  3. Vislapuu M, Angeles RC, Berge LI, et al. The consequences of COVID-19 lockdown for formal and informal resource utilization among home-dwelling people with dementia: results from the prospective PAN.DEM study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021;21(1):1003.  [PMID:34551783]
Last updated: October 31, 2021