Smart Psych is a startup that aims to address the rising incidence of depression worldwide by using advanced AI techniques to protect and treat people from depression. The project has three phases, including psychological protection, diagnosis, and tracking. Through sleep, mood, and energy tracking, as well as sentimental analysis using NLP techniques, the system helps individuals build resilience, cope with stress, and develop healthy habits. If a user is diagnosed with depression, the system facilitates a connection between the user and a psychotherapist for follow-up and treatment. The AI system uses personalized goal setting, progress tracking, and reminders to help users remain engaged and motivated throughout their treatment. Smart Psych has participated in various competitions and won second place in the Switchboard Hackathon with USAID and Shabka. The Smart Psych team is committed to making mental health services more accessible and affordable for everyone by providing personalized and effective care tailored to each user’s unique needs and preferences.
Psych Friends is an AI-Mental Health start-up, it’s first project is Smart Psych for people struggling with depression
Depression is one of the critical mental health problems faced humans of all ages and gender. Depression may sometimes lead to a heart attack, causes adverse effects, and becomes a serious medical problem in how individuals feel and act in everyday life and could result in suicide.
Social media posts are usually the outcome of peoples’ feelings on different topics. Social media platforms like twitter, Instagram, and Facebook allow users to post daily and emotional thoughts to be shared at any time and openly. For example, many suicidal tendencies share their thoughts and opinions through social media platforms.
This paper studies the opportunity for artificial intelligence to predict depression levels by analyzing social media data. The aim is to show the feasibility of applying machine-learning techniques to social media data, with a view to developing an artificially intelligent system that could provide online mental.
This short article discusses a recent artificial intelligence method in predicting depression using social media posts.