Artificial Intelligence In Mental Health Care

Could the advancement of machine and deep learning algorithms be harnessed meaningfully in the area of mental health? Could depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or any other mental disorder be quantified so that technology could somehow add positively to their diagnostics or treatment? We tried to explore the uses of artificial intelligence in mental health care, and stumbled upon smart algorithms that support clinicians with early detection and diagnostics of mental health issues, with the flagging of suicide risks, and other ones that help patients manage their condition through counselling and constantly being there for them. Could mental health become quantifiable? While preparing our article about the future of psychiatry, we realized that one of the most exciting and controversial intersections of mental health and technology is the attempt to place artificial intelligence into psychology and psychiatry. Machine learning and deep learning algorithms are based on ‘hard core’ physical datasets: lesions spotted on X-ray images, CT scans, or malignant tissue samples. How could the achievements of artificial narrow intelligence and its two most advanced fields, computer vision and natural language processing be applied in such a fluidly classifiable field as mental health disorders? Let’s approach the difficult question from looking at areas where smart algorithms excel: classification and clustering data coming from images, written or spo...
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In this study, a poly (ε–caprolactone) grafted graphene quantum dots–based dispersive solid phase extraction coupled with dispersive liquid–liquid microextraction has been developed to extract nine pesticides including penconazole, chlorpyrifos, haloxyfop–R–methyl, oxadiazon, clodinafop–propargyl, diniconazole, fenazaquin, fenpropathrin, and fenoxaprop–P–ethyl from different packed fruit juice samples (pomegranate, watermelon, apricot, grape, sour cherry, apple, and orange juices). In the first step, the analytes are adsorbed onto the sorbent and after that the sorben...
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CONCLUSIONS Age was negatively correlated with the axial, sagittal, and coronal cervical facet orientation, especially at C4/5 level. The FT with respect to the axial and sagittal plane from C5 to C6 increased with age. PMID: 31634342 [PubMed - in process]
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Stojanović, E, Aksović, N, Stojiljković, N, Stanković, R, Scanlan, AT, and Milanović, Z. Reliability, usefulness, and factorial validity of change-of-direction speed tests in adolescent basketball players. J Strength Cond Res 33(11): 3162–3173, 2019—The purposes of this study were to (1) determine the reliability, usefulness, and factorial validity of change-of-direction speed (CODS) tests in adolescent basketball players and (2) evaluate positional differences in test performances. Elite, adolescent male basketball players (n = 53; 17.3 ± 1.0 years) completed 6 CODS tests: “Lane Arrow Closeou...
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