Depression CBT Self-Help Guide for Android


The free application for Android smartphone from ExcelAtLife developers helps people to control the daily stress that contributes to depression. This is a self-help utility to prevent depression to develop in full-scale medical condition, requiring professional assistance from therapist and psychiatrist.  The natural management of depression involves understanding depression and the factors that contribute to the symptoms. Learning to manage stress in your life and engage in self-care behaviors can improve your symptoms and your mood. This app contains a depression severity test, audios, articles, a cognitive diary, and a motivational points system that help you learn how to do this.

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The application contains:

*   Screening test with graph to monitor severity of depressed mood
*   Articles about clinical depression and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
*   50 suggestions from CBT with a tracking feature to help focus positively and motivate
*   Depression Assistance Audio to help understand clinical depression
*   Cognitive Thought Diary to learn to challenge stressful thinking and provide positive feedback
*   Emotion Training Audio to learn to access calming moods or emotions
*   Relaxation Audios to learn deep relaxation
*   Password protection available
*   Customization of graphics
NOTE: All audios can be downloaded from ExcelAtLife.com
App Use Notes and Requirements:
*   If at any time you believe that you may be harmful to yourself you should immediately obtain professional assistance or go to an emergency room. Note that depressive symptoms might be triggered by certain medical conditions, and require through examination by your physician to eliminate risk of overseen hidden disease, you need to address urgently. Also, at certain stages of depression and during particular depressive episodes, you need to seek professional assistance from licensed therapist. Depression is severe debilitating disease, which you may not manage yourselves efficiently in all cases. Therefore, we strongly recommend you to consult an appropriate health professional on any matter relating to your health and well-being.
*   The information and tools contained in this app are not meant to replace a skilled professional but should be used under the guidance of a mental health professional.
*   The audios, articles, and other info are for personal information only and should not be construed as professional advice, therapy, or instruction.
*   There is no guarantee of validity or accuracy and no action or inaction should be taken based solely on the contents of this information.
*   The screening test is not a diagnosis and you should have a proper medical diagnosis before assuming that what you are experiencing is clinical depression.
*   The information in the depression assistance is directed at the thinking that occurs with clinical depression and may not apply to other depressive problems.
*   The relaxation audios should not be listened to while driving or any other activity in which you should be alert.
*   The app developer collects usage data to improve this app to enhance your experience. It will not be released to anyone. No identifying info is collected. Only country location is obtained. You may opt out of sending this data in Menu>Settings.
*   Although the Android backup service is enabled for this app, there is no guarantee that the data will be saved. Also, you are responsible for enabling the settings on your device for this service.
*   Although you may save your data to the SD card, there is no guarantee that the data will be saved. You are responsible for restoring data when you re-install the app.

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