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Guided Mind Review

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Credibility

Credibility

1.33 / 5.00

Overall Score: 4/15

Consumer Ratings: 1/2
Proposed Goal: 2/2
Evidence Based Content: 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: August 2020

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User Experince

User Experience

3.62 / 5.00

Engagement: 3.15 Functionality: 4.38 Aesthetics: 3.58 Information: 3.38 Subjective quality score: 3.25 Perceived impact score: 3.04 Rating date: September 2020 Rated by: Queensland University

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Transparency

Transparency

Unacceptable

Overall Score: Unacceptable

Does the app have a privacy policy?:No/Can’t Tell

Does the privacy policy state that the app does not collect data?:No/Can’t Tell

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Professional Review

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Guided Mind is an app for all mobile devices aimed to help users practice mindfulness meditation for managing stress. The app offers over 200 guided meditations varying in length from 5 to 30 minutes. The meditations cover a wide variety of topics, including stress, sleep problems, PTSD, low mood, and pain. Users can begin with a free trial that contains 20 guided meditations. Additional downloads are available for which then have unlimited use after purchase. Guided Mind allows users to progress at their own pace and has guides both for beginners and experienced meditators.

Technical Details

Available for: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Requires Android 4.1 and up
Developer: AppSimple LLC
Type of Treatment: Mindfulness
Targeted Conditions: Stress & Anxiety
Target Audience: Not Specified
Designed to be used in conjunction with a professional? No
Languages Available: English, Spanish
Cost: Free with in-app purchases
Get it on: Apple App Store, Google Play

Research on this App

There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of Guided Mind

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