Apps for bipolar disorder helpful for self-management despite 'Wild West' market

People with bipolar disorder are very positive about using mobile apps to help them self-manage their condition despite concerns about the quality of some apps in what is still an unregulated market, new research has found.

In an analysis published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, Black Dog Institute researcher Jennifer Nicholas and colleagues, including well-known eHealth expert Helen Christensen, analysed 48 apps for bipolar disorder available on Google Play and the App Store.

Posted in Australian eHealth

Tags: Black Dog Institute

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