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PTSD Hub Review

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Credibility

Credibility

1.00 / 5.00

Overall Score: 3/15

Consumer Ratings: 0/2
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

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Transparency

Transparency

Questionable

Overall Score: Questionable

Does the app have a privacy policy?: Yes

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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Professional Reviews

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PTSD Hub is designed for users experiencing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and its symptoms. The app contains an ‘Information’ section, displaying introductions and brief summaries for PTSD symptoms, which include flashbacks and nightmares, anxiety, and emotional numbness. The app provides ‘Coping Strategies’ for the symptoms, which are shared by users, rather than clinical professionals. Users can submit and share their own coping strategies. The ‘Resource’ section links resources such as EFT, Inspirational Quotes, Suicide help, and Headspace. There is also a ‘Get Help’ section providing the user with emergency telephone services for help in different countries.

Technical Details

Available for: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Requires Android 4.1 and up
Developer: Nicola Cassidy
Type of Treatment: Psychoeducation & Information
Targeted Conditions: PTSD, Stress & Anxiety
Target Audience: Adults
Designed to be used in conjunction with a professional? No
Languages Available: English
Cost: Free with in-app purchases
Get it on: Google Play, Apple App Store

Research on this App

There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of PTSD Hub

Click the links below to learn more about the treatment types used in this app.
How Mindfulness Works
How Psychoeducation Works

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