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Deducing the severity of psychiatric symptoms from the human voice

@article{Singh2017DeducingTS,
  title={Deducing the severity of psychiatric symptoms from the human voice},
  author={Rita Singh and Justin T. Baker and Luciana Pennant and Louis-Philippe Morency},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2017},
  volume={abs/1703.05344}
}
Psychiatric illnesses are often associated with multiple symptoms, whose severity must be graded for accurate diagnosis and treatment. This grading is usually done by trained clinicians based on human observations and judgments made within doctor-patient sessions. Current research provides sufficient reason to expect that the human voice may carry biomarkers or signatures of many, if not all, these symptoms. Based on this conjecture, we explore the possibility of objectively and automatically… 

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