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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.

Dec 1, 2009

This audio program discusses cultural aspects of pathological gambling treatment for a woman whose beliefs about gambling are tied to her Haitian background; a longitudinal study of mortality rates for eating disorders that in addition to anorexia nervosa also included bulimia nervosa and diagnoses of “eating disorders not otherwise specified,” which are sometimes considered less severe; predicting depression in the elderly through analyses that identified high-risk individuals for whom prevention was likely to have the greatest health benefit with the lowest implementation burden; a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical treatment trial of adjunctive divalproex for persistent aggressive behavior in children with ADHD following an initial optimized stimulant regimen. Articles can be viewed online at