Mental healthcare: diagnosis via brain scan and computer algorithm -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Mental healthcare: diagnosis via brain scan and computer algorithm

17.08.2020

Image: MRI brain scan; Copyright: Shinsuke Koike, CC-BY

The algorithm learned to identify the brains of nonpatients, patients diagnosed with autism, and patients diagnosed with schizophrenia based on subtle but statistically important differences in the thickness, volume, or surface area of certain regions of the brain.