LETTER

Research on major brain structures related to mental disorders based on text mining

Ying Wu, Wenxiao Yang, Hongxia Li, Huaqing Guo
Psychiatry Research 2020 June 9, 291: 113217
32593066
Mental disorders are recognized as leading causes of morbidity and disability worldwide, but the etiology of mental disorders is not completely clear, and it is generally believed that genetic and environmental factors are involved. A number of brain imaging researches showed that patients with mental disorders often had multiple brain structural abnormalities. Which brain structures are dominant in the pathogenesis of mental disorders, and whether there is a regular relationship between them need to be further studied. In this study, we used text mining technology to analyze the literatures related to mental disorders and brain structures in Pubmed database. Firstly, 61 high-frequency brain structures identified as the major brain structures. Then, from the results of system clustering, the major brain structures were divided into three clusters. Finally, 29 frequent itemsets and 36 strong association rules were obtained by association analysis. This study applied text mining technology to summarize and clarify the relationship between mental disorders and brain structures, providing possible direction and reference for future experimental studies.

Full Text Links

Find Full Text Links for this Article

Discussion

You are not logged in. Sign Up or Log In to join the discussion.

Related Papers

Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read
32593066
×

Save your favorite articles in one place with a free QxMD account.

×

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"