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Simple Meditation (formerly Self Healing) Review

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Credibility

Credibility

1.67 / 5.00

Overall Score: 5/15

Consumer Ratings: 2/2
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 Experience

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Transparency

Transparency

Questionable

Overall Score: Questionable

Does the app have a privacy policy?: Yes

Does the privacy policy state that the app does not collect data?: No/Can’t Tell

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Professional Review

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Simple Meditation provides calming music, guided meditation sessions, activities and tips to improve wellness. The app allows the user to track app usage data: Total time playing calming music, guided meditation sessions, etc. Users also have the opportunity to earn points through using the app, which translate into into badges of accomplishment and financial support for an NGO or cause of the user’s choice. Points are achieved by sharing the app with friends, providing a high rating in the app store, etc.

Technical Details

Available for: Android 4.0.3 and up. Available on the Web.
Developer: The Wellness Platform
Type of Treatment: Mindfulness
Targeted Conditions: 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: Google Play

Research on this App

There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of Simple Meditation (formerly Self Healing)

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