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Worrydolls Review

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1.67 / 5.00

Overall Score: 5/15

Consumer Ratings: 1/2
Clarity of Purpose: 2/2
Mechanism of Action: 1/1
Software Updates: 1/2
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: February 2021

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Worrydolls is an app that focuses on relieving stress and anxiety using techniques of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Consumers are presented with a cartoon worry doll, where they are encouraged to type out their worries and then leave it for the doll to “keep” and to feel the worry for them. Later on, consumers can tap on the doll to let go of the worry if it has passed and to write about it and how they coped with it. Additional features include password protection, a log of previous worries, and mindfulness and journaling exercises to reflect on one’s past worries.

Technical Details

Available for iPhone Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Android 4.3 and up.
Developer: Peter Wieben
Type of Treatment: Cognitive Behavioral Principles, Mindfulness, Symptom Tracking/Self-Monitoring
Targeted Conditions: Mood Disorders, Stress and Anxiety
Target Audience: Not Specified
Designed to be used in conjunction with a professional? No
Languages Available: English, Dutch, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese
Cost: Free
Get it on: Apple App StoreGoogle PlayWeb

Research on this App

There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of Worrydolls

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

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