The paranoids are out to get me. Evidences.

Ever had it before? Well you got it again.
User avatar
Abdul Alhazred
Posts: 67954
Joined: Mon Jun 07, 2004 1:33 pm
Title: Yes, that one.
Location: Chicago
Has thanked: 2395 times
Been thanked: 971 times

The paranoids are out to get me. Evidences.

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Sun Mar 29, 2015 5:11 pm

Highlights From My Notes From Another Psychiatry Conference
Slate Star Codex (blog)

...

The newest breakthrough in ensuring schizophrenic people take their medication (a hard problem!) is bundling the pills with an ingestable computer chip that transmits data from the patient’s stomach. It’s a bold plan, somewhat complicated by the fact that one of the most common symptoms of schizophrenia is the paranoid fear that somebody has implanted a chip in your body to monitor you.

...

The same team is working on a smartphone app to detect schizophrenic relapses. The system uses GPS to monitor location, accelerometer to detect movements, and microphone to check tone of voice and speaking pattern, then throws it into a machine learning system that tries to differentiate psychotic from normal behavior (for example, psychotic people might speak faster, or rock back and forth a lot). Again, interesting idea. But again, one of the most common paranoid schizophrenic delusions is that their electronic devices are monitoring everything they do.

...


:o
Image "If I turn in a sicko, will I get a reward?"

"Yes! A BIG REWARD!" ====> Click here to turn in a sicko
Any man writes a mission statement spends a night in the box.
-- our mission statement plappendale

User avatar
Nyarlathotep
Posts: 46884
Joined: Fri Jun 04, 2004 2:50 pm
Has thanked: 728 times
Been thanked: 1253 times

Re: The paranoids are out to get me. Evidences.

Postby Nyarlathotep » Mon Mar 30, 2015 7:48 pm

Someone has been tampering with my anti-paranoia medication again...
Bango Skank was here!

User avatar
Witness
Posts: 13687
Joined: Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:50 pm
Has thanked: 1557 times
Been thanked: 2093 times

Re: The paranoids are out to get me. Evidences.

Postby Witness » Mon Mar 30, 2015 8:52 pm

What? I thought we all were already checked by our smartphones! :shock:




Want my money back! :x


Return to “Medicine, Health, & Nutrition”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: CCBot [Bot] and 0 guests