Feeling Better? Analyzing the Effects of Social Media Engagement on Depression Using Natural Language Processing
Last Updated on July 20, 2023 by Editorial Team
Author(s): Aadit Barua
Originally published on Towards AI.
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Aadit Barua, Westlake High School, Austin, TX
A global challenge
Depression is a mental health condition that affects over 250 million people, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The situation has become much worse due to COVID-19; the World Economic Forum (WEF) quotes a study that found one out of every three individuals across multiple countries to be dealing with some level of depression during the pandemic. Many people fighting depression turn to online communities for support and help. Depression can vary from mild to severe, and online platforms have emerged to serve the needs of… Read the full blog for free on Medium.
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