Herkennen van depressie met computationele taalanalyse

Translated title of the contribution: Recognizing depression through computational language analysis

S. Koops*, S. G. Brederoo, A. E. Voppel, I. E.C. Sommer

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: Currently, clinical practice lacks a usable biomarker for the detection and differentiation of depression. Such a biomarker may be found in speech, from which important information can be distilled using automated speech analysis. AIM: To provide an overview of the fast-developing field of automated speech analysis for depression. METHOD: We summarize the current literature on speech features in depression. RESULTS: Current computational models can detect depression with high accuracy, rendering them applicable for diagnostic tools based on automatic speech analysis. Such tools are developing at a fast rate. CONCLUSION: Some challenges are still in the way of clinical implementation. For example, results differ largely between studies due to much variation in methodology. Furthermore, privacy and ethical issues need to be addressed before tools can be used.

Translated title of the contributionRecognizing depression through computational language analysis
Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)198-201
Number of pages4
JournalTijdschrift voor Psychiatrie
Volume65
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 9-Mar-2023

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