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SuperBetter

4.5

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( 12 Reviews)

 

Description

One way to fight depression is to engage in simple activities to promote healthy habit building. This is the idea behind SuperBetter. The simple tasks in the app are transformed into a game to draw on the skilled techniques you use when you play games to promote optimistic feelings. The only requirement is that you remain honest with yourself to avoid cheating the system and yourself.

 

Overview

SuperBetter is an app that can be used to overcome anxiety, deal with chronic pain, heal from physical pain, or bounce back from post-traumatic stress. You determine why you should use it. Even if you don’t know it, when you play games you use courage, creativity, determination, and optimism — this is how living gamefully can improve your life. Inspiration for SuperBetter stems from results in two clinical trials.

 

Even if you don’t know it, when you play games you use courage, creativity, determination, and optimism — this is how living gamefully can improve your life.

 

Why Play?

Whether you’re attempting to fight symptoms of anxiety or depression, recover from physical pain, or deal with post-traumatic stress, SuperBetter may be able to help. The games can also serve as a welcome distraction if recently you’ve gone through a difficult life challenge such as divorce, loss, or unemployment.

 

Live Gamefully

While some apps are released right after development, SuperBetter was tested in two clinical trials before it was released to the public. The clinical trial in Pennsylvania found a reduction in depression and/or anxiety and increase in positive emotions and habits after 30 days of gameplay. Hospitals in Ohio found SuperBetter improved mood by decreasing feelings of suffering and strengthens family relationships during rehabilitation.

User Submitted Reviews

12 Reviews

Shay T.

February 6, 12:13PM

User since 2020

4.0

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4.0

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I love that the app deals with all sorts of problems- such as weight loss and depression. Its also done in a super positive way so you don't feel pressured to be "perfect".

Pros

I love the positive feedback of the app! it really makes me feel so much better about myself. It gives constant good feedback for any little goal done.

Cons

User interface for IOS is a bit outdated, might need a little more work done in terms of design

Abraham M

February 3, 9:33AM

User since 2020

4.5

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4.0

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5.0

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5.0

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5.0

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This application is fun and also life saving. It has allowed me to get a grip on my fears and handle tough situations. I highly recommend it. It won’t cost you anything.

Pros

You won't regret spending time on this.

Cons

It is not available offline, but that is not a huge problem.

Abraham M

February 3, 9:18AM

User since 2020

4.5

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Ease of Use

4.0

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5.0

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5.0

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5.0

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This application is fun and also life saving. It has allowed me to get a grip on my fears and handle tough situations. I highly recommend it. It won’t cost you anything.

Pros

You won't regret spending time on this.

Cons

It is not available offline, but that is not a huge problem.

Jason B.

January 30, 11:56AM

User since 2020

5.0

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5.0

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5.0

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5.0

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5.0

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This is such a unique and fun app to use!! Who would have thought of using fun and games to simultaneously help your mental health... love it!! Also, my phone always has low storage so the fact that this app doesn't require too much space on my phone makes me happy from the get-go!

Pros

You can customize your own quests which is really cool.

Cons

Only thing for me is it doesn't seem to work offline, which I'd love for it to do because it means I can't play it when I'm underground on the subway. But oh well.

Braidley A

January 26, 1:12PM

User since 2020

4.0

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Ease of Use

5.0

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4.0

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4.0

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5.0

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The games on this app have been keeping me busy, focused and most importantly happy. This app has taught me how to get a hold of my fears and how to handle situations that are out of my control. SuperBetter is a life saver. Am glad I came across it. I totally recommend this app.

Pros

It's worth spending time on it.

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Nancy R.

January 26, 12:15PM

User since 2020

4.0

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Ease of Use

4.0

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3.0

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4.0

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4.0

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Overall Comment

The gaming is really superb! superbetter gives a chance to think thru the game for an objective ...resulting in brain rejuvenation!

Pros

superbetter has a good identifiable user interface

Cons

Adding more languages to the app would be helpful

Suz K.

January 26, 11:20AM

User since 2020

5.0

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Ease of Use

5.0

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5.0

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5.0

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5.0

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I give credit to this app for all the helpful tips it has to deal with stuff like anxiety or depression. It explains how simple activities or games can change your life and bring positive thoughts in your life.

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Tori A

January 23, 3:21PM

User since 2020

5.0

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Ease of Use

5.0

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5.0

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5.0

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5.0

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Overall Comment

The app is a kind of motivational game to help you learn build resilience and be more optimistic. It helps you gain more confidence and build more emotional and social strengths through suggestions and power ups. It’s a great app, would absolutely recommend it.

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Jeffrey M

January 23, 3:07PM

User since 2020

4.0

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Ease of Use

4.0

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5.0

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Value for Money

4.0

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Customer Support

3.0

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Overall Comment

Love the quest and games - they are so fun! I just love the option to play different games while getting healthy and making myself feel better. Fun super stress relieving app.

Pros

Fun game User-friendly

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Latoya D

January 23, 1:50PM

User since 2020

5.0

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Ease of Use

4.0

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5.0

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5.0

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4.0

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Overall Comment

This app is amazing! the fact that it has an option where you can either choose it in English or Spanish is a big plus for me. It has very useful and uplifting sessions to calm your mind and your body.

Pros

It really helps me calm down and de-stress

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Ayisha Y.

January 15, 7:38AM

User since 2020

5.0

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Ease of Use

5.0

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5.0

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5.0

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5.0

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Overall Comment

Oke I love this app! It is definitely my favourite of all the mental health and wellness apps I have been using. Like where have you been all my life?

Pros

It is minimalistic and straightforward and somehow really proves the saying that “sometimes less is more” I genuinely enjoyed every feature on it. I mean, I got the app so I could cope with something but ended up loving it so much that it become more than just a coping mechanism and became something that I excitedly look forward to. I think the reason the vibe on this app is so different and better is because every activity gives you a sense of accomplishment and that is exciting and encouraging. In my life no one is gonna even tell me to go drink water let alone give me a medal for doing it lol and then along comes this app that is just like, “you know what, I am going to give you all these suggestions about how to be healthy, I am gonna be there for you and I am going to cheer you on for every single effort because even the tiniest victories deserve to be celebrated. I got so excited when I did my first quest and got points for drinking water and it was the highlight of my day and I immediately felt better about myself and just wanted to do more so I opted to take a walk around the block and just kept going.

Cons

I literally have no complaints. Obviously there are probably a lot more features that could be added but personally, I wouldn't recommend it because I am just so in love with the current minimalist feel of this app.

Ita A

January 15, 7:21AM

User since 2020

5.0

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Ease of Use

5.0

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5.0

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5.0

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5.0

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Overall Comment

I love super better! It is such a unique app. It gives you tasks that you can do to make yourself feel healthier physically and emotionally. Love this app!

Pros

Love it!!

Cons

None!!

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