New Technology Could Change How PTSD Is Diagnosed

Dr. Leah Blain is a psychologist and director of the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at the University of Pennsylvania.

Blain is thrilled about the new voice analysis software developed at a sister clinic, which uses 18 voice biomarkers, like tone and speech pauses, to determine if someone is suffering from PTSD.


“They were able to predict PTSD diagnoses vs. not a PTSD diagnosis with 90 percent accuracy, which is huge,” Blain said.

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