Happyness is an Apple™ app targeted at users who need assistance managing problematic moods.  Users track positive and negative moods over time by having rating their mood at least once a day. The app then compiles these ratings into graphs to show trends in the user’s moods over time. Happyness also calculates the user’s average level of “happiness”. Users can set reminders to notify them to log their mood on a daily basis.

Available for: Apple™ devices
Company: OddLook
Classification: Symptom Tracker
Targeted conditions: Mood Disorders
Target demographic: Adolescents and Adults
Special provider necessary: No
Non-English Language versions available: No
Where to get it: iTunes

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PsyberGuide rating: The research and support basis of the product

Total score: 3/14

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

date of rating: June 2016

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


Objective quality score: 3.56

Subscale scores:

Engagement: 2.50

Functionality: 4.38

Aesthetics: 4.00

Information: 3.38

Subjective quality score: 2.13

Perceived impact score: 1.83


Rated by: Queensland University

Date of rating: August 2016

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