SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.13 número1Explicaciones de nivel personal en las ciencias del comportamiento animalAnálisis psicométrico de una medida ultra-breve para el engagement académico: UWES-3S índice de autoresíndice de materiabúsqueda de artículos
Home Pagelista alfabética de revistas  

Servicios Personalizados




  • No hay articulos citadosCitado por SciELO

Links relacionados


Revista Argentina de Ciencias del Comportamiento

versión On-line ISSN 1852-4206


CELLERI, Milagros  y  GARAY, Cristian. Apps for anxiety: a revision in Argentina. Rev Arg Cs Comp. [online]. 2021, vol.13, n.1, pp.17-24.  Epub 07-Ene-2020. ISSN 1852-4206.

The use of smartphones for the prevention and treatment of health problems is based on its increasing use and the development of apps. Given the high prevalence of anxiety disorders, the aim of this paper is to review the available apps in Argentina for this clinical problem. It was made a search of apps with the terms “anxiety” and “stress” in its description. It was included apps developed by mental health professionals, based on a psychological model and available in Spanish. It has found five apps, none of them made in Argentina. Two apps were presented merely chats with psychologists. The true three mobile applications are described and their characteristics are discussed. According to other studies, the apps aren’t based on efficacy studies. It emphasizes the need of Argentinean apps for the people affected by anxiety disorders.

Palabras clave : mobile apps; anxiety disorders; cognitive behavioral therapy; Argentina.

        · resumen en Español     · texto en Español     · Español ( pdf )