S’pore and New Zealand researchers aim to use AI to help predict mental illness risk in youth


More than one in five of those aged 18 to 29 in Singapore are in a state of poor mental health. — AZHAR MAHFOF/The Star

SINGAPORE: Researchers from the Nanyang Technological University’s (NTU) Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine and the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) are working with their counterparts in the Auckland University of Technology (AUT) to use artificial intelligence (AI) to help predict mental health conditions in youth.

According to the National Population Health Survey report 2020, more than one in five of those aged 18 to 29 here were in a state of poor mental health.

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