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ReachOut Breathe Review

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1.43 / 5.00

Overall Score: 4/14

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

Date of Rating: March 2018

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User Experince

User Experience

3.54 / 5.00

Engagement: 3.10 Functionality: 3.31 Aesthetics: 4.33 Information: 3.43 Subjective quality score: 2.81 Perceived impact score: 2.63 Rating date: December 2018 Rated by: PsyberGuide

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ReachOut Breathe is an app created to help users learn controlled breathing to address anxiety, panic, or stress. Essentially a guided relaxation tool, ReachOut Breathe provides users with a visual aid to guide users during their breathing. Users can customize important features, such as such as breathing intervals or duration, to match their current abilities and tune these features as they become more proficient at deep breathing. ReachOut Breathe also measures users’ heart rate with via a smartphone’s camera. By tracking heart rate before and after a round of deep breathing, as well as between sessions, users can see the effects of their practice. ReachOut Breathe is also optimized for use with the Apple Watch.

Technical Details

Available For: Requires iOS 7.0 or later
Developer: ReachOut Austalia 
Type of Treatment: Mindfulness, Symptom Tracking/Self-Monitoring
Targeted Conditions: Stress & Anxiety
Target Audience: Not Specified
Designed to be used in conjunction with a healthcare provider: No
Languages Available: English

Cost: Free
Get it on: iTunes

Research on this App

There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of ReachOut Breathe

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

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