Computer programs may help screen for psychiatric problems in teens

02/17/2012 | Reuters

Computer programs could be used to help screen teens who may be at risk for developing depression, anxiety and other mental-health problems, scientists from University College London said Thursday. The programs would be taught to recognize certain characteristics found in brain scans that have been found to predict mental-health issues in teens, the researchers said in the study published in Public Library of Science ONE journal.

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