Can Machine Learning, Wearable Tech Help Treat Mental Health?
Article Excerpt: New research from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York indicated that using Apple Watch data, such as heart rate variability and resting heart rate, could assist in training machine learning models to determine patient well-being and resilience. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 20 percent of US adults have a mental illness. The CDC also noted that mental health diagnoses are some of the most common health conditions in the US. This latest study showed that wearable devices could help support patients with mental health diagnoses by collecting assistive data.
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