This Android app helps you track the frequency and severity of your daily emotional responses. Once you identify your ED thoughts, the app helps you address them by offering strategies and tips for consciously resisting your urges. If you have anorexia or bulimia, this app can help you cope with feelings of fullness, eating regular meals, avoiding purging, and developing a healthy relationship with food.
Android- 4.6 stars with 206 ratings
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a popular treatment for eating disorders. This app is best utilized in conjunction with the help of an ED therapist. It allows you to keep track of upsetting events that stress or upset you, rate the level of emotional response, and get a therapeutic reading that corresponds to your troubles. This app may help you with stress, anxiety, negative thinking, self-control problems, and relationship issues.
OneRecovery Meeting Finder (Free)
Android – 4.2 stars 378 ratings
iPhone – 3.5 stars 23 ratings
An eating disorder app that shows where you can find 12 step meetings in the United States. It allows you to search for local Eating Disorders Anonymous meetings by city or zip code to find the times, types, and locations. It offers daily meditation messages and a recovery tracker.
iPhone – 4.5 stars 18 ratings
Optimism Apps created this to help you chart your moods, triggers, and emotional states. This app was originally designed for people with mental illness, but it’s believed that by recognizing and tracking your emotions and triggers you can become more aware of your eating disorder habits (and gradually break those habits). In addition to your moods you can track exercise, sleep patterns, medications, and your coping mechanism effectiveness.
Eating Disorder Assessments ($.99)
Android - 4.2 stars 4 ratings
If you have a friend or loved one you’re concerned may have an eating disorder, try this app to assess the severity of the situation by identifying the warning signs of an eating disorder. This app is not meant for managing or treating eating disorders. The Eating Disorder Assessment app has surveys you as a friend or parent can use to look for symptoms of a variety of eating disorders.
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