Artificial Intelligence Could Help Solve America's Impending #Mental #Health Crisis; #AI

(TIME) — Though psychiatry is in many ways a uniquely human field, requiring emotional intelligence and perception that computers can’t simulate, even here, experts say, AI could have an impact.

Artificial intelligence could be a solution for America's impending mental health crisis.

Medicine is already a fruitful area for artificial intelligence; it has shown promise in diagnosing disease,interpreting images and zeroing in on treatment plans. Though psychiatry is in many ways a uniquely human field, requiring emotional intelligence and perception that computers can’t simulate, even here, experts say, AI could have an impact. The field, they argue, could benefit from artificial intelligence’s ability to analyze data and pick up on patterns and warning signs so subtle humans might never notice them.

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