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Mental Health in the Age of the Coronavirus
COVID-19

Mental Health in the Age of the Coronavirus

Would you do us a favor? Would you be willing to describe how the coronavirus is affecting your mental health? Is the combination of isolation and existential stress making you feel more depressed and anxious?

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Mass Customized Patterns and Priorities for Success
ANSA

Mass Customized Patterns and Priorities for Success

What if we could utilize the CANS and ANSA to identify which items, if resolved, were associated with success in our program? What if we could look at that by race/ethnicity, gender and age? If we could, we could get a lot closer to identifying what works for whom.

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AI vs. the Scientific Method
AI

AI vs. the Scientific Method

Is AI at odds with the scientific method? I listened to a Podcast interviewing a CEO of an AI company the other day, and (leaving out identification) he said that “AI is the scientific method turned inside out…the scientific method….has been used to build literally everything in our lives – literally everything – nothing in our lives was built with a statistical model – not one thing – not one thing…” In other words, I heard that he was suggesting that AI is at odds with the scientific method.

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Mental Health in Terms of Strengths, Needs and Adverse Events
Behavioral Health

Mental Health in Terms of Strengths, Needs and Adverse Events

What if we considered mental health primarily in terms of strengths, needs and adverse events and considered diagnosis as a secondary indicator? I have been a consultant for Medicaid mental health systems for almost a decade, and one thing I can see from this experience is that primary diagnosis is fluid. It could be that misdiagnosis is prevalent.

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