A recent systematic review and meta-analysis cites strong evidence to support mindfulness in the treatment of depression, chronic pain, tobacco use disorder, and other addiction disorders. Here are five mobile apps your patients can use to learn and practice mindfulness anywhere, anytime. All earned top ratings when reviewed using FPM’s SPPACES criteria.
Stop, Breathe & Think chooses the best meditation for the user based on his or her current, self-reported mood:
• Android: http://bit.ly/1sL9ksA
• iOS: https://apple.co/L3Hp39
Happify improves mindfulness through daily games, tasks, and meditations:
• Android: http://bit.ly/2cFCGEw
• iOS: https://apple.co/1qjMaVa
10% Happier guides meditation and explains how and why it is beneficial:
• Android: https://bit.ly/2AIxqdd
• iOS: https://apple.co/2pC1fIJ
Insight Timer has the largest number of free meditations of any app available:
• Android: https://bit.ly/1gBQi21
• iOS: https://apple.co/1lzvVpl
Headspace is a well-known and well-studied mindfulness app:
• Android: https://bit.ly/1lDWZnd
• iOS: https://apple.co/1u2rB1p
Read the full FPM article: “Five Mobile Apps for Mindfulness."
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