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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.

Jun 1, 2023

Dr. Mark Olfson (Columbia University) discusses the links between opioid prescribing and suicide risk in the United States. Afterwards, AJP Editor-in-Chief Dr. Ned Kalin discusses how issues of substance use disorder draw together the rest of the June issue.


  • Olfson interview [00:46]
  • Geographic commuting...

May 1, 2023

Ms. Gal Arad (Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel) discusses a non-pharmacological intervention for the treatment of social anxiety disorder in comparison with standard care.  Afterwards, we’ll be joined once again by AJP Editor-in-Chief Dr. Ned Kalin to discuss the rest of the May issue.


  • Arad...

Apr 3, 2023

Dr. David G. Amaral (University of California, Davis) is an author of a review paper in the April issue of AJP looking at the use of animal models and other forms of translational neuroscience in the investigation of autism spectrum disorder.  He joins us on AJP Audio to discuss it.  Afterwards, we’ll be joined once...

Mar 1, 2023

Dr. Gary S. Sachs (Harvard Medical School) joins us for the for the March episode of AJP Audio, discussing the results from a phase 3 study looking at the use of atypical antipsychotic cariprazine as an adjunctive treatment for major depression in conjunction with antidepressants.  Afterwards, we’ll be joined...

Feb 1, 2023

This episode of AJP Audio features two articles from the February issue of AJP.  First up, we have Nathaniel G. Harnett, Ph.D. (Harvard Medical School), discussing the impact of adversity and stress on racial disparities in childhood brain development among Black and White American children.  Following that, Ziv...