MoodMission is targeted at people dealing with stress, anxiety, or depression. The app provides different activities, or “missions”, based on how the user is feeling. Users select how they feel at a particular time (anxious, depressed, or neither), how distressing their feelings are, and choose from a range of options which best describes the problem (e.g. ‘I can’t stop thinking about something’ or ‘I can’t quite put my finger on it’). Based on the user’s responses, 5 missions are provided, with objectives and an explanation of why this activity may help. Missions can be behavior-based (e.g. learn how to knit, crochet, or sew), physical-based (e.g. push ups), thought-based (e.g. decatastrophize) or emotion-based (e.g. breath and emotions meditation). Users choose to accept a mission, mark the mission as complete when finished, and then rate how distressed they feel following the mission and how helpful they found it. The mission log shows all completed missions and various achievements (i.e. completed one mission, completed 10 behavioral missions, completed 20 emotional missions). Users are assigned ranks as they progress through the app activities. As data from the app is being used for a research study conducted by Monash University, users are asked to complete 6 surveys of about 5 minutes each before unlocking the app, on topics such as well-being and moods and emotions.


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Credibility

Overall Score: 3.95/5.00

Research base 0/3
Research support 2/2
Specificity of proposed intervention 3/3
Number of consumer ratings 3/3
Product advisory support 1/1
Software support 2/2

Total 11/14

date of rating:  September 2017


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User Experience

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Transparency

Overall Score: Unacceptable

Does the app have a privacy policy?: Yes

Does the privacy policy describe the information storage and sharing procedures related to user entered information?: Yes

Does the privacy policy state that the app/server encrypts OR de-identifies the entered data?: 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 that users can use the app WITHOUT entering identifiable information?: No/Can’t Tell

Does the privacy policy state that users can delete entered information?: No/Can’t Tell

Does the privacy policy state that users can edit entered information?: No/Can’t Tell

Overall Score: Unacceptable

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More Information

Available for: iOS 8.0 or later (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch), Android 4.1 or later
Company Name: Mood MissionPtd Ltd
Classification (Type of Treatment): Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Targeted conditions: Mood disorders; Stress & Anxiety
Target demographics: Not specified
Special provider necessary: No
Languages Available in: English
Where to get it:
iTunes
Google Play
Cost: Free