Charlotte Cliffe is a trainee psychiatrist and academic clinical fellow at Kings College London. She is interested about the impact of social media on mental health conditions in young people, particularly eating disorders, self-harm and suicide. Her current research uses natural language processing applications on electronic health records to investigate risk factors for self-harm, suicidality and suicide attempts in patients diagnosed with eating disorders.
In their debut blog, Rina Dutta and Charlotte Cliffe summarise a mixed methods study, which explores public opinion about using social media to diagnose depression.[read the full story...]