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Using artificial intelligence to predict risk of suicide

In an article published today in the online journal npj Digital Medicine, Dr. Zachary Kaminsky, DIFD-Mach-Gaensslen Chair in Suicide Prevention Research at The Royal, explains an algorithm he has developed that can identify suicidal ideation based on an individual’s Twitter posts. The algorithm is called the Suicide Artificial Intelligence Prediction Heuristic or SAIPH.