mental health

VR helps measure vulnerability to stress

VR helps measure vulnerability to stress

Behavioral scientists have developed a virtual reality test that assesses a person’s vulnerability to stress while exploring immersive environments.

Using AI to track pandemic’s impact on mental health

Using AI to track pandemic’s impact on mental health

Researchers have shown that they can measure those effects of the Corona pandemic on mental health by analyzing the language that people use to express their anxiety online.

Exposure therapy in VR to prevent disorders

Exposure therapy in VR to prevent disorders

VR can have significant impact on the validity of remote health appointments for those with eating disorders, through called Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy (VRET).

Neural networks could help predict future self-harm

Neural networks could help predict future self-harm

Researchers have created artificial intelligence algorithm that can automatically identify patients at high risk of intentional self-harm, based on the information in the clinical notes in the electronic health record.

Motivation for using chatbots for mental health

Motivation for using chatbots for mental health

Researchers assessed what would motivate people to use chatbots for mental health services in the wake of a mass shooting.

Assessing mental illnesses through digital phenotyping

Assessing mental illnesses through digital phenotyping

Digital phenotyping and machine learning have emerged as promising tools for monitoring patients with psychosis spectrum illnesses.

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