Each episode of AJP Audio brings you an in-depth look at one of the articles featured in that month’s issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry, the official journal of the American Psychiatric Association. Wide-ranging interviews with article authors cover the background, rationale, main findings, and future implications of the research.
January 2008 Highlights: perimenopausal depression; mental health treatments after Hurricane Katrina; effects of an FDA advisory; environmental factors and schizophrenia; and ADHD and substance use patterns in families.
December 2007 Highlights: anorexia; bipolar disorder during pregnancy; borderline personality disorder; serotonin transporter binding after depression recovery; major depression and depressive personality disorder.
October 2007 Highlights: Management of psychosis in Parkinson’s disease; maternal depression before, during, and after pregnancy; genetic markers of suicidal ideation; and treatment of adolescents with bipolar mania
September 2007 Highlights: clinically important NIMH findings on bipolar depression treatment; depression and heart disease; PTSD prevalence and associated risk factors among WTC disaster rescue and recovery workers
August 2007 Highlights: STAR*D: genetic association with treatment outcome and predictors of attrition during citalopram treatment; antidepressant treatment and gestational age at birth and risk of preterm birth; modafinil for bipolar depression
July 2007 Highlights: antidepressants and suicide; linkage between bipolar puerperal psychosis and chromosome 16; human PICK1 gene and methamphetamine psychosis; and white matter abnormalities in schizophrenia
June 2007 Highlights: treatment of depression; factors that influence Alzheimer’s disease; psychotherapy and borderline personality disorder; prevalence, diagnosis, pathophysiology, and treatment of neuroleptic malignant syndrome
May 2007 Highlights: interpersonal psychotherapy; cognitive therapy in the STAR*D study; psychiatric sequelae of traumatic brain injury; treatment for heroin dependence; endophenotypes for schizophrenia