Identifying Depressive Disorder in the Twitter Population
Depression is a highly prevalent public health challenge and a major cause of disability across the globe.
- Annually 6.7% of Americans (that is, more than 16 million).
- Traditional approaches to curb depression involve survey·based methods via phone or online questionnaires.
- Large temporal gaps and cognitive bias.
Social media provides a method for learning users' feelings, emotions, behaviors, and decisions in real-time.
Published in 2017.
© The Authors, 2017
Bajaj, G., Yazdavar, A. H., Thirunarayan, K., & Sheth, A. (2017). Identifying Depressive Disorder in the Twitter Population. .