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Combining machine learning with brain imaging tools can redefine the standard for diagnosing mental illnesses – News-Medical.Net

Most of modern medicine has physical tests or objective techniques to define much of what ails us. Yet, there is currently no blood or genetic test, or impartial procedure that can definitively diagnose a mental illness, and certainly none to distinguish betw…

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Most of modern medicine has physical tests or objective techniques to define much of what ails us.
Yet, there is currently no blood or genetic test, or impartial procedure that can definitively diagnose a mental illness, and certainly none to distinguish between different psychiatric disorders with similar symptoms.
Experts at the University of Tokyo are combining machine learning with brain imaging tools to redefine the standard for diagnosing mental illnesses.
“Psychiatrists, including me, …

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