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Using speech-based technologies to detect mental illness – Healio

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The potential of artificial intelligence and machine learning approaches to identify mental illness continues to be an exciting area of research. According to a paper presented at the Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Mashrura Tasnim, PhD student, and Eleni Stroulia, PhD, professor in the department of computing science at University of Alberta, Canada, developed a […]

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Women who are experiencing domestic abuse are nearly three times as likely to develop mental illness – University of Birmingham

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Academics at the University of Birmingham have identified a significant association between mental illness and domestic abuse in UK women. Up until now, there has been confusion whether the mental illness or the abuse came first and very few previous studies have been able to demonstrate the direction of the relationship. This new study is […]

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Bipolar disorder may increase risk of Parkinson’s – Medical News Today

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A new study has found that people with bipolar disorder have a higher risk of developing Parkinson’s disease. Also, having bipolar disorder of a higher severity seems to increase the risk even further. Previous studies have found links between depression and Parkinson’s disease, but few have examined whether a link exists between bipolar disorder and […]

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10 Books to Read for Mental Health Awareness Month – Oprah Mag

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Since 1949, May has been designated as Mental Health Awareness Month. What better way to immerse yourself in such important cultural conversations than with literature? Books have a singular ability to educate, entertain, and elicit empathy, making them the perfect medium through which to understand oft-misunderstood illness like depression, bipolar disorder, and PTSD. The following […]

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