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iCounselor: OCD Review

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Credibility

Credibility

1.43 / 5.00

Overall Score: 4/14

Research Base: 0/3
Research Funding: 0/2
Proposed Intervention: 3/3
Consumer Ratings: 1/3
Clinical Input in Development: 0/1
Software Support: 0/2

Rating Date: July 2018

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User Experince

User Experience

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Transparency

Transparency

Unacceptable

Overall Score: Unacceptable
Does the app have a privacy policy?: No/Can’t Tell
Does the policy describe the information storage and sharing procedures related to user entered information OR state that user information is stored locally?: No/Can’t Tell
Does the app provide the option of a pin entry or log-in process to view and enter user data?: No/Can’t Tell
Does the privacy policy state that the app/server encrypts the entered data OR state that user information is stored locally?: No/Can’t Tell
Does the privacy policy state whether or not users can delete entered information OR state that user information is stored locally?: No/Can’t Tell
Does the privacy policy state whether or not users can edit entered information OR state that user information is stored locally?: No/Can’t Tell

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This application is designed for people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Users can rate the frequency and strength of obsessive and compulsive thoughts from the home screen. After completing this rating, users receive a selection of tools to help with obsessions and compulsions including ten calming activities, a thought-changing activity, and other methods to resist rituals or compulsions. After completing a tool, users rate their obsessive and compulsive thoughts again and can repeat the process if needed.

Technical Details

Available For: iOS 3.0 or later
Developer: iCounselor
Type of Treatment: Cognitive Training
Targeted Conditions: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Target Audience: Not Specified
Designed to be used in conjunction with a healthcare provider: No
Cost: $0.99
Get it on: iTunes

Research on this App

There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of iCounselor: OCD

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