Detecting anxiety on Reddit

  title={Detecting anxiety on Reddit},
  author={Judy Hanwen Shen},
Previous investigations into detecting mental illnesses through social media have predominately focused on detecting depression through Twitter corpora (De Choudhury et al., 2013; Resnik et al., 2015; Pedersen, 2015). In this paper, we study anxiety disorders through personal narratives collected through the popular social media website, Reddit. We build a substantial data set of typical and anxietyrelated posts, and we apply N -gram language modeling, vector embeddings, topic analysis, and… CONTINUE READING


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