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Wysa: stress, depression & anxiety therapy chatbot

Wysa: stress, depression & anxiety therapy chatbot

Developer: Touchkin

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Cost: In App Purchases

Developer description:

This Father's day gift yourself and your family a Father's day special. Imagine a mood tracker, mindfulness coach, anxiety helper, and mood-boosting buddy, all rolled into one. Wysa, your happiness buddy is that friendly and caring chatbot. Wysa is packed with daily spiritual meditation for women that improves women's mental health and is also a perfect way to bond over family meditation. Always there for you when you need someone to talk to, Wysa helps you keep track of your mood with friendly chats and helps fight stress and anxiety with its proven techniques and calming meditation and mindfulness audios. Checking in with Wysa regularly will improve your emotional health so you can track your happiness and mood. Talk to Wysa now and psy yourself up to fight off stress.

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App Details

Category:Depression, Stress and Anxiety

Reviewed On: 10/09/2019

Released: 06/10/2016

Updated: 06/09/2019

Version: 1.0.4

Size: 6mb

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Wysa: stress, depression & anxiety therapy chatbot

Wysa: stress, depression & anxiety therapy chatbot

Cost: In App Purchases

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Summary

It was assessed as a Level 4 App. These Apps can be focused on general health or specific conditions and contain advanced and complex features that are subject to formal regulation. Where they collect data we assess their data use policies and compliance with relevant standards. Because they are health focused we also assess their compliance in the Clinical Assurance as well as the User Experience domains.

This App does collect data and it is therefore assessed and scored based on its performance in all the sections of our review.

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Functions & Features

We have identified that this App provides the following key features:

General Information

The App provides general information or guidance

Carer Support

The App provides features that help those caring for others

Social Support Networks

The App has its own or provides access to social networks relevant to its area of focus

Goal Setting and Gamification

The App allows users to set health and wellbeing related goals and may support games and challenges around achieving that

Alerts And Notifications

The App provides alerts and notifications relevant to its area of focus

Data Sharing

The App allows users to share information in the App with others or other Apps/Systems

Automated Guidance

The App uses the data it has to provide automated advice and guidance about a user's health

Wellbeing Tracking

The App allows users to record relevant wellbeing information either manually or automatically using connected Apps or devices

Data Collection

The data collected about users is capable of identifying that it relates to them.

The type of data that it collects is classified as sensitive data.

(Identifiable and Sensitive) - Because of the type of data that this App collects it is particularly important that the App takes the security and privacy of that data seriously and only enables others to see or share this information if the user has expressly consented to this.

Data Use

The App does state that it won't share user data in any way with other people without the user's consent.

The App does allow users to share information in the App with other Apps, systems, organisations or users.

Data Security

The App does encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is transferred from the App.

The App does encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is retained by the the developer.


Professional Assurance

It was clear from our review that a suitably qualified professional or organisation was involved in the Apps development.

It was clear from our review how regularly the advice and guidance given by the App was reviewed and updated by relevant professionals.

Testing

It was clear from our review that the App had been involved in any clinical trials or similar testing to demonstrate its 'real world' effectiveness.

Testing

It was clear from our review that the App had been through end user testing as part of its design and development.

Customisation

The App does provide customisable features.

End user capacity

The App does provide support for users with poor sight.

The App does provide support for users with hearing difficulties.

Support

The App doesn't appear to have a clear approach to dealing with user issues.

Cost

The App isn't entirely free to use.

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