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De-StressMe: CBT Tools to Manage Stress Review

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1.33 / 5.00

Overall Score: 4/15

Consumer Ratings: 1/2
Clarity of Purpose: 2/2
Mechanism of Action: 1/1
Software Updates: 0/2
Clinical Input in Development: 0/1
Research on Development Process: 0/1
Efficacy of Other Products: 0/1
Research Independence and Review: 0/2
Research Base: 0/3

Rating Date: June 2021

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De-StressMe: CBT Tools to Manage Stress is a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) based app that aims to improve stress and mental health. It includes an educational component, where users receive a daily 10-second lesson. Other features help manage stress levels through various techniques such as refecting on personal strengths, reflecting on gratitude, and more. There is also a “de-stressme” button that provides personalized strategies to decrease stress levels. Consumers can access other features such as writing self-care ideas, a mood diary, and suggested resources.

Technical Details

Available for: Android 4.0.3 and up
Developer: DeStressM3
Type of Treatment: Cognitive Behavioral Principles, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Gratitude, Mindfulness, Psychoeducation & Information, Symptom Tracking/Self-Monitoring
Targeted Conditions: Mood Disorders, Stress and Anxiety
Target Audience: Not Specified
Designed to be used in conjunction with a professional? No
Languages Available: English
Cost: Free with in-app purchases
Get it on: Google Play

Research on this App

There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of De-StressMe: CBT Tools to Manage Stress

Click the links below to learn more about the treatment types used in this app.
How Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Works
How Symptom Trackers Work
How Mindfulness Works
How Psychoeducation Works
How Cognitive Behavioral Principles Work

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