Calm Clinic online anxiety test accused of preying on the vulnerable

Internet users who search for common questions about mild forms of mental ill health are frequently directed to a free online test that offers an instant diagnosis of whether their anxiety falls within a “normal range”. Results of the questionnaire invariably prompt users to pay £58 for a treatment programme with a series of videos containing self-help ideas. Mental health professionals who viewed the materials said that the treatment was unlikely to yield the results claimed. More…….

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