iPhone Application Is The First To Provide A Natural Treatment Option
For Millions of ADHD Patients.
PETERBOROUGH, ON, July 30, 2013 /CNW/ - MindMed is announcing today the
release of its first mobile application for consumers. The app enables
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) patients to treat their
condition by increasing their concentration, attention, and focus
through a program that is optimized for their mobile device.
"While similar digital treatment options exist, they can cost in excess
of $500 and are exclusive to desktops and laptops," said co-founder
Eytan Shleizer, who himself had been diagnosed with ADHD. "Although
they're effective, we wanted to make this technology accessible to
everyone. That's why we decided to go mobile and why we're charging
only a fraction of the price."
The new ADHD Treatment app utilizes scientifically designed exercises
that work by training specific core cognitive skills such as patience
and impulse control, skills that are underdeveloped with ADHD patients.
Exercises are designed to be engaging for both children and adults, and
are based on proven clinical technology shown to diminish ADHD
symptoms. By breaking the exercises into 1-2 minute segments, the app
enables ADHD patients to effectively connect with the treatment,
whether at home or on-the-move.
"The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that
nearly 5.5 million school aged children have ADHD in the US alone,"
said co-founder Willem Isbrucker. "A lot of people are apprehensive
about pharmaceutical treatments and are searching for natural
alternatives, that's where MindMed comes in."
The ADHD Treatment app can be downloaded for iOS here for US$9.99.
Watch the ADHD Treatment video.
MindMed is the developer of innovative, effective, and affordable
neuro-cognitive treatment technologies for psychiatric disorders.
Founded in 2011 by Eytan Shleizer (Israel), Willem Isbrucker (Canada),
Kfir Schindelheim (Israel), and Andras Baneth (Hungary), Further
information can be found at their website.
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