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Perspective – Daily Journal Review

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Credibility

Credibility

1.00 / 5.00

Overall Score: 3/15

Consumer Ratings: 2/2
Proposed Goal: 1/2
Evidence Based Content: 0/1
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 Experience

4.28 / 5.00

Engagement: 3.95 Functionality: 4.75 Aesthetics: 4.25 Information: 4.19 Subjective quality score: 4.00 Perceived impact score: 3.04 Rating date: September 2020 Rated by: University of Queensland

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Perspective – Daily Journal is a journaling app that aims to encourage daily journaling and reflecting. The app consists of two views: “Life Feed” and “Life Calendar”. In Life Feed, users can write thoughts, upload photos, track interests, and rate their day. In Life Calendar, users have an overview of their journal and can browse through their journal entries by year and month. Every Sunday, the app will ask users to rate their week as “bad,” “neutral,” or “good” to be reflected in Life Calendar. The app also has an “Insights” section, which displays previously entered thoughts, and a “Discovery” section, where users will see app hints, words of wisdom, and occasional cute animal pictures. The app is free, with options for the user to make donations in-app.

Technical Details

Available For: Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Web
Developer: Blinky LLC
Type of Treatment: Symptom Tracking/Self-Monitoring
Targeted Conditions: Not Specified
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, Web

Research on this App

There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of Perspective – Daily Journal

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