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Happyfeed Review

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2.00 / 5.00

Overall Score: 6/15

Consumer Ratings: 1/2
Clarity of Purpose: 2/2
Mechanism of Action: 1/1
Software Updates: 2/2
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: March 2023

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User Experince

User Experience

3.52 / 5.00

Engagement: 3.70 Functionality: 3.88 Aesthetics: 3.25 Information: 3.25 Subjective quality score: 3.63 Perceived impact score: 2.79 Rating date: June 2021 Rated by: Queensland University

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Happyfeed is a gratitude journal grounded in positive psychology which aims to help users manage symptoms of anxiety and mood disorders. The app allows the user to document moments of happiness up to three times per day. Users are provided prompts such as, “What is something that went well today?” There is also an option to create or join “pods”, which are private groups where users can share their progress or selected moments. Additional features include an option to set daily reminders to use the app, and a display of usage statistics.

Technical Details

Available for Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Android 5.0 and up. Web
Developer: HappyFeed Inc.
Type of Treatment: Gratitude
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: Apple App Store, Google Play, Web

Research on this App

There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of Happyfeed

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