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People Are Eagerly Consulting Generative AI ChatGPT For Mental Health Advice, Stressing Out AI Ethics And AI Law
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People Are Eagerly Consulting Generative AI ChatGPT For Mental Health Advice, Stressing Out AI Ethics And AI Law

Should we be using generative AI such as ChatGPT to get mental health advice? Some say this is a ... [+] slippery slope and an endangerment.getty Mental health has become a widespread topic nowadays. In the past, discussions concerning mental health were often hushed up or altogether swept under the rug. A gradual cultural change has led to openly considering mental health issues and eased qualms about doing so in publicly acknowledged ways. You might give some of the credit for this change in overarching societal attitudes as an outcome of the advent of easily accessed smartphone apps that aid your personal mindfulness and presumably spur you toward mental well-being. There are apps for mindfulness, ones for meditation, ones for diagnosing your mental health status, ones for doing m...
Scientists are using fitness trackers and AI to detect depression with ‘80% accuracy’
Fitness

Scientists are using fitness trackers and AI to detect depression with ‘80% accuracy’

Scientists are harnessing the power of artificial intelligence (AI) for the early detection of mental health disorders such as depression and schizophrenia.Unlike, for example, kidney disease, which is relatively easy to diagnose, conditions like anxiety or depression have no specific biomarkers that can be picked up with a simple test.Patients with the same mental disorder can present many different symptoms, which can make it challenging for physicians to diagnose them early and accurately.Scientists from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore are developing an AI-driven diagnostic toolkit that could help solve the problem.AI’s ability to process large datasets efficiently is helping them spot the signs of various mental health conditions and determine whether a patient’s menta...