When You're Blue, So Are Your Instagram Photos

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 20:32 in Psychology & Sociology

A new study shows that Instagram photos can be examined by a computer to successfully detect depressed people. The computer results are more reliable (70%) than the diagnostic success rate (42%) of general-practice doctors. The approach promises a new method for early screening of mental health problems through social media.

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