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SMHD: a Large-Scale Resource for Exploring Online Language Usage for Multiple Mental Health Conditions

@inproceedings{Cohan2018SMHDAL,
  title={SMHD: a Large-Scale Resource for Exploring Online Language Usage for Multiple Mental Health Conditions},
  author={Arman Cohan and Bart Desmet and Andrew Yates and Luca Soldaini and Sean MacAvaney and Nazli Goharian},
  booktitle={COLING},
  year={2018}
}
Mental health is a significant and growing public health concern. As language usage can be leveraged to obtain crucial insights into mental health conditions, there is a need for large-scale, labeled, mental health-related datasets of users who have been diagnosed with one or more of such conditions. In this paper, we investigate the creation of high-precision patterns to identify self-reported diagnoses of nine different mental health conditions, and obtain high-quality labeled data without… 

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