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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.

Mar 31, 2009

This audio program discusses treatment of postpartum psychosis; predictors of suicidal events among depressed adolescents receiving antidepressant treatment after an unsuccessful trial of an SSRI; whether clinicians can recognize DSM-IV personality disorders from case descriptions based on the Five-Factor Model of personality; a genome-wide scan of families with Mexican or Central American ancestry that identified two new loci likely to harbor genes that carry a predisposition for schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder; the isolation of a risk allele associated with schizophrenia; and the relationship between neural habituation in the amygdala and social impairments in autism spectrum disorders. Articles can be viewed online at