A better way to track mental health
uMore incorporates techniques from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, and Behavioural Science.
uMore utilises AI to personalise various techniques to fit individual needs. It incorporates techniques from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, and Behavioural Science.
We are in the early days of digital therapies, but the results are promising.
Depression symptom reduction
On average, patients experience a 54% decrease in depressive symptoms.
Anxiety symptom reduction
On average, patients experience a 41% reduction in anxiety symptoms.
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