Possible breakthrough in psychosis detection

Language patterns may help detect early signs of psychosis, according to a recent study conducted at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. 

Computer programming was used to “analyze patterns of speech from 40 people enrolled in a long-term study of youth who are at risk of developing psychosis,” according to a report on the study published at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) website. 

The subjects were chosen due to their “unusual patterns of thought, perception and communication.” 

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