buddhify

buddhify is an app created to offer mindfulness skills and practice during busy everyday life. Designed with an innovative interface, users can select one or more of 16 programs targeted at common stressors, problems, and situations. Most programs contain multiple exercises of various lengths that guide users through meditation that can reduce distress or improve concentration. There is also a “Solo Timer” option for unguided meditation. Users can also rate themselves on “concentration,” “mindfulness,” and “balance,” and track these over time. buddhify may be of help in addressing mild to moderate levels of stress or discomfort.

Available for: Mobile devices
Company: Mindfulness Everywhere Ltd
Classification: Mindfulness, Symptom Tracker
Targeted conditions: Mood Disorders,  Stress & Anxiety
Target demographic: Adolescents and Adults
Special provider necessary: No
Non-English Language versions available: No
Where to get it: iTunes or Android


Expert ratings and reviews

PsyberGuide rating: The research and support basis of the product

Total score: 7/14

subscores
Basis of research: 0/3
Source of funding for the research: 0/2
Specificity of proposed intervention: 2/3
Number of consumer ratings: 3/3
Product advisory support: 0/1
Software support: 2/2

date of rating: June 2016

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MARS rating

Quality scores range from 1 to 5, where 5 is the maximum score

 

Objective quality score: 4.51

Subscale scores:

Engagement: 4.10

Functionality: 4.88

Aesthetics: 4.67

Information: 4.40


Subjective quality score: 4.25

Perceived impact score: 3.92

 

Rated by: Queensland University

Date of rating: August 2016

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