Psychiatry Realizes the Value and Bias of Big Data and AI

Language and biology meet the unconscious in a world of questionable databases designed to improve the quality of care

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Cure her of that! Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased, pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow, raze out the written troubles of the brain, and with some sweet oblivious antidote cleanse the stuffed bosom of that perilous stuff which weighs upon her heart — Macbeth, William Shakespeare

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One Clinical Trials Example of Misinformation

In that role, I saw psychologists, psychiatrists, and advanced-practice nurses who were to provide data from their scoring of our test materials.

How many patients in clinical trials of various medications receive incorrect scoring because of regional bias or language differences?

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Clinical Interviews of Patients

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The Amazing Power of AI and Big Data

Until deep learning has the ability to recognize the hundreds or thousands of clinicians’ scribbles, much of the data, biased or not, is lost to us.

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A Rosy Future for Psychiatry and AI?

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Dr. Patricia Farrell

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Dr. Farrell is a psychologist, WebMD consultant, SAG/AFTRA member, author, interested in film, writing & health. Website: http://t.co/VT8mvcAvRz

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Dr. Patricia Farrell

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Dr. Farrell is a psychologist, WebMD consultant, SAG/AFTRA member, author, interested in film, writing & health. Website: http://t.co/VT8mvcAvRz

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A Medika Life Publication for the Medical Community

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