An app by the University of West of England to help people cope with anxiety.
|Self-help Anxiety Management (SAM)||By University of the West of England and myOxygen|
What does the app do?
This app helps users learn about anxiety and practice self-help techniques to manage it. Users can keep track of their anxiety levels and the things that make it worse. The self-help section offers a variety of tools such as breathing exercises, muscle relaxation exercises, meditation, thought exercises, games, and tips. Users can add their favourite self-help tools to an ‘anxiety toolkit’ for quick access. The app also has a discussion forum for users to share their thoughts about managing anxiety. For a more detailed description of the app, see Google Play or iTunes and for a detailed review, see Reviews.
✔ Instructions for using app provided
✔ App has a comprehensive education component
✔ App provides many different self-help techniques
Privacy and security
Date of review: November 2017
Platform reviewed: Android
App version: 1.2.6
Download size: 22.52 MB
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Other useful resources
This app has been reviewed by other independent websites.
- Self-help anxiety management – A professional review One Mind PsyberGuide
Review of Self Help Anxiety Assessment app iMedicalApps, July 2015
Bakker D, Kazantzis N, Rickwood D, et al. Mental Health Smartphone Apps: Review and Evidence-Based Recommendations for Future Developments. JMIR Ment Health. 2016 Mar 1;3(1):e7.
Van Singer M, Chatton A, Khazaal Y. Quality of Smartphone Apps Related to Panic Disorder. Front Psychiatry. 2015 Jul 14;6:96.
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