Using Social Media to Assess Mental Health and Share Personal Insights (TIPS 2018)

Sharath Guntuku, PhD, is a research scientist at the Center for Digital Health at the University of Pennsylvania. His research aims to leverage large-scale social media image and text data to model social health outcomes and psychological traits. He uses machine learning, statistical analysis, natural language processing and computer vision to answer questions pertaining to health and psychology in individuals and communities. He also works closely with the World Well Being Project at the Positive Psychology Center and is affiliated with Penn Research in Machine Learning.

These remarks were part of the 2018 Technology in Psychiatry Summit, an event sponsored by the McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry, which occurred November 1-2, 2018 at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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