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Military, VA release mobile app for PTSD therapy – U.S. News

By Rebecca Ruiz, usnews.nbcnews.com

The military has released a new mobile app designed for post-traumatic stress disorder patients in a therapy known as prolonged exposure.

PE Coach was developed by the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs and offers users a mobile way of assessing symptoms, recording therapy sessions, receiving reminders for homework and appointments and learning more about PTSD.

The app is available on Apple and Android devices, but is advised for use only when a patient is receiving professional prolonged exposure therapy.

via Military, VA release mobile app for PTSD therapy – U.S. News.

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Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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