Consumption of Licit and Illicit Substances leading to Mental Illness: A Prevalence Study

Chhetri, Bijoy and Goyal, Lalit and Mittal, Mamta and Gurung, Sandeep (2020) Consumption of Licit and Illicit Substances leading to Mental Illness: A Prevalence Study. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Pervasive Health and Technology, 6 (21). e5. ISSN 2411-7145

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Background: A menace case of drug & narcotics abuse has been in prime focus of the society nowadays. Therefore, the need of technological intervention is primary concern to examine the prevalence, severity and outcome to the drug menace and its consequences.

Objective: This study is to suffice clinical decisions through behaviour observatory data through preliminary screening of prevalence, correlation and severity of illness.

Method: The model has been proposed to check for General Anxiety Disorder and Depression of a subject abusing any of the drug/marijuana/alcohol. In this model data set of Sikkim’s youth has been considered to find relation of addiction leading to mental disorder.

Result: This proposed system has been successful to associate any form of substance abuse to to some of illness to a limit of .83 accuracy scored by Support Vector Machine over the other machine learning models. The model has been deployed and being observed in few of the rehabilitation centre.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mental Illness, Depression, Anxiety, Machine Learning, Support Vector Machine, Feature Selection, Cross Sectional Study
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Depositing User: EAI Editor II.
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2021 14:26
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2021 14:26

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