Machine Learning

Universal screening in emergency departments (EDs) has [...] led to a near 2-fold increase in suicide risk detection in adults. Predictive models might augment face-to-face screening and leverage electronic health record (EHR) data toward the automated, early detection of individuals at risk of suicide.
Key Messages: VR proposed alternative for addiction treatment "Researchers developing treatments for addiction are turning to virtual reality and gaming to help patients overcome their lack of impulse control and decrease the relapse rates." "While there’s no substitute for counselling...it…
The implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) in mental healthcare is an expanding area. From a clinician's point of view, AI can be utilised to keep therapy standards high, refine diagnoses, monitor patient's progress, and justify therapy options that avoid medicating clients.
"Researchers are learning more about how therapy works by examining the language therapists use with clients. It could lead to more people getting better, and staying better. Researchers have tried to study talking therapy for years to unlock the secrets of why some therapists get better results than others.
"Loneliness is a growing public health issue that has been exacerbated in vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 pandemic. Computer agents are capable of delivering psychological therapies through the internet, however, there is little research on their acceptability to date."  …
"The objective of this study was to assess the efficacy of using the integrative psychological AI, Tess, to reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety in an engaging way. Tess was designed to deliver personalized conversations based on the expressed emotions……
Image Credit: Opsis Emotion AI   Through video calls, Opsis Emotion AI’s software will be used by counsellers to help diagnose mental health conditions such as anxiety, stress and depression.   Emotional analysis technology developed by software solutions provider Opsis…
The pandemic has made it more difficult for the 430,000+ Australians living with severe mental illnesses who are highly vulnerable to acute illness relapses when their habitual routines and standard health care arrangements are disrupted.   With telehealth solutions now……
In this HIMMS TV interview, Poppy Crum, Chief Scientist at Dolby Laboratories, describes a future where ubiquitous sensors will anticipate physical and mental health needs. This video was sourced from HIMMS TV. Watch the original video here.  ... Join eMHIC to…
The emergence of digital mental health interventions has given traditional modes of treatment the ability to be highly scaled for use whenever and wherever the patient chooses. These capabilities pose several advantageous characteristics to in-person therapy, but critics of these…

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