Scientists: Twitter will help you to diagnose mental disorders

Scientists have developed a program to diagnose mental illness of a person according to his tweets. Similar software was used for tracking with the flu.

Experts had time to analyze more than eight billion messages. Any divination scientists are not engaged, they register people with mental disorders, openly declaring this to the whole world.

This is possible thanks to a special filter from the words of diagnoses, symptoms, individual sentences and phrases which speak of the existence of mental illness. Most frequent depression and bipolar disorder (depressive-maniacly psychosis).

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With the help of computer programs, scientists believe, can significantly reduce the cost of doing statistics mental illness.

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