Learn About Depression

Learn About Depression is a psychoeducational resource that teaches about the symptoms, causes, and treatment of depression. The home page directs users to each of the app’s six sequential sections: Introductory Quiz, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Causes, Treatment, End of Module Quiz. Both quizzes consist of one multiple choice question, which will encourage you to re-attempt until you select the correct answer. Each section includes sound and/or is a series of animated videos which requires listening to the audio.

Available for: Android 2.0 or later
Company Name: ProjectNotAlone
Classification (Type of Treatment): Psychoeducation & Information
Targeted conditions: Mood disorders
Target demographics: Not specified
Special provider necessary: No
Languages Available in: English
Where to get it: Google Play
Cost: Free

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PsyberGuide rating: The research and support basis of the product

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

Total 0/14

date of rating:  September 2017

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Research on the product

There is no intervention proposed in this application to test the efficacy of. There are no RCTs of which we are aware about benefits from smartphone apps providing psychoeducation about depression.

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