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Table 5 ENLIGHT rating

From: Mobile-based interventions for common mental disorders in youth: a systematic evaluation of pediatric health apps

App Usability Design User engagement Content Therapeutic persuasiveness Therapeutic alliance Subjective evaluation
FearShrinker 4.83 4.33 4.20 3.75 3.21 3.33 3.83
ClearFear 4.00 4.83 4.10 4.00 3.29 3.00 4.33
Anxiety Coach 3.50 3.33 3.10 3.75 3.21 1.67 3.33
Braineka Panic Attacks 4.17 3.83 2.50 3.50 2.14 2.83 3.00
Depression Test und Training 4.00 4.17 3.70 3.38 2.70 2.17 3.50
Kids’ Grief 3.67 2.83 2.50 3.75 2.00 2.17 3.17
Parent-Guide 4.00 3.83 2.20 3.88 2.14 2.67 3.33
eReading: Sam 3.50 3.67 2.80 3.50 1.64 3.50 3.67
EMDR Therapy 3.50 3.33 2.40 2.00 1.50 1.00 2.17
BoosterBuddy 4.00 4.33 4.70 4.38 4.00 4.50 4.33
Teen Counseling 4.00 4.00 3.80 3.75 NA1 NA1 4.83
Talkspace Online
Therapy
4.00 3.67 3.80 3.25 NA1 NA1 3.67
iChill 3.33 3.33 2.50 2.75 1.93 1.67 2.17
iPrevail 3.83 3.33 3.90 2.50 2.17 3.83 2.83
The Emotion Diary 3.33 3.00 2.80 2.00 1.67 1.00 2.00
  3.84 (SD = 0.39) 3.72 (SD = 0.55) 3.27 (SD = 0.80) 3.34 (SD = 0.72) 2.43 (SD = 0.78) 2.56 (SD = 1.08) 3.34 (SD = 0.83)
  1. 1The MHAs Teen Counseling and Talkspace offer connections to licensed/trained counselors and therapists. Therapeutic persuasiveness and alliance may vary depending on the assigned counselor/therapist. For a reliable assessment multiple counselors and therapists would have been necessary, which was not possible within this study (→ NA)