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STAT Depression Screening PHQ-9 Review

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Credibility

Credibility

1.43 / 5.00

Overall Score: 1/14

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

Date of Rating: July 2018

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User Experince

User Experience

Not yet available
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 app is oriented to be used by a mental health clinician to administer the 9-item Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9). This questionnaire screens for the presence and severity of Depression in whoever submits it. When you open the app you can pick to begin the questionnaire, see summaries of previous responses, see the initial treatment selection, and assess participant response to treatment. Also, on the home-screen the user can see a reference for the PHQ-9, share the application, or possibly pay to upgrade to a Bipolar questionnaire.

Technical Details

Available For: Requires iOS 6.0 or later
Developer: Austin Physician Productivity, LLC
Type of Treatment: Test/Screener Apps
Targeted Conditions: Depression
Target Audience: Adults
Designed to be used in conjunction with a healthcare provider: No
Cost: Free
Get it on: iTunes

Research on this App

There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of STAT Depression Screening PHQ-9

Click the links below to learn more about the treatment types used in this app.

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