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Foundations is a mental wellness app designed to help users reduce the impact of mental health conditions. The app’s treatment is based in Cognitive Behavioral Thearpy (CBT), Mindfulness/Meditation, and Positive Psychology. Foundations features programs such as Challenging Thoughts and My Strengths which consist of a number of tools such as readings, audio clips, and exercises. Users can access these programs and other tools in the Library section of the app. Other areas of focus include relaxation techniques, sleep, and relating to others. The app also allows users to review their history of assessments, activities within the app, and badges they’ve earned.
Available for iPhone Requires iOS 10.0 or later; Android 5.0 and up; Web
Developer: Koa Health
Type of Treatment: Cognitive Behavioral Principles, Mindfulness, Assessment/Screening, Psychoeducation & Information, Positive Psychology
Targeted Conditions: Stress and Anxiety, Sleep
Target Audience: Not Specified
Designed to be used in conjunction with a professional? Recommended
Languages Available: English, Spanish
Get it on: Apple App Store, Google Play, Web
The Koa Health/Foundations team ran a four week study of adults (N=136; male=63, female=73, mean age=40;) with mild to severe anxiety and moderate to high levels of stress randomized to two groups. The Foundations group (n=62) used the app for four weeks, for the first two of which activities were prescribed, with free choice thereafter. The control group (n=74) received no intervention, only the surveys. Six outcomes were measured – stress (PSS-10); anxiety (GAD-7); sleep problems (MISS); life satisfaction (ONS-4); wellbeing (WHO-5); and resilience (CD-RISC-10). Foundations produced statistically significant greater improvements vs the control in all measures but stress. For stress, the improvement was statistically significant pre vs post intervention in those using Foundations.
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