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LifeArmor aims to provide information, assessment, and self-management tools for those in the military community. The home page lists 16 topics for the user to choose from, ranging between Anger, Family with Kids, and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Each topic contains sections: Learn, Assessment, and Tools. ‘Learn’ provides information on the causes, characteristics, and potential solutions to common mental health problems. ‘Assessment’ prompts brief self-assessment tools to help the user measure and track symptoms relevant to the topic area. ‘Tools’ includes a variety of information and guidance on techniques to self-manage problems relevant to the topic area. Other features include access to the complete list of ‘Tools’, local resources and information about the app.

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Credibility

Overall Score: 1.79/5.00

Overall Score: 5/14

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

Date of Rating: March 2018


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User Experience

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Transparency

Overall Score: Questionable

Overall Score: Questionable

Does the app have a privacy policy?:Yes
Does the privacy policy describe the information storage and sharing procedures related to user entered information, OR state that user information is stored locally?:Yes
Does the privacy policy state that the app/server encrypts/de-identifies the entered data 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?:Yes
Does the privacy policy state whether or not users can use the app WITHOUT entering identifiable information, 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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More Information

Available For: iOS 8.0 or later; Android compatibility varies with device
Developer: DHA Connected Health
Type of Treatment: Cognitive Behavioral Principles, Symptom Tracking/Self-Monitoring, Psychoeducation & Information
Targeted Conditions: Mood Disorders, Stress & Anxiety
Target Audience: Adults (especially military personell)
Designed to be used in conjunction with a healthcare professional: No
Languages Available: English, German, Northern Sami, and Spanish

Cost: Free
Get it on: Google PlayiTunes

Research on this App

There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of LifeArmor

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