Mental health apps ? not validated

A recent article claims mental health apps approved by the NHS should not be used as they are not proven to work ….

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Mental health apps should not be used, experts argue( click link to view original article)

“There is no proof that 85% of depression treatment apps that have been accredited by the NHS actually work, and they should be removed from the NHS library, two experts have argued.”

Until such time as evidence is forthcoming on the clinical effectiveness of these apps, and they have been properly evaluated, they should be removed from the NHS apps library, say Simon Leigh and Steve Flatt, of, respectively, the Management School at the University of Liverpool, and Liverpool…

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