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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.

Jan 1, 2016

This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses a request for abortion by a woman with major depression and psychosis, an update on prescription opioid abuse, and a consideration of questions about MRI findings of neuropathology underlying psychiatric illness. There also is discussion of predicting response to antipsychotic drugs from baseline striatal functional connectivity, the association between obesity and ADHD, and amygdala hyperactivity during autobiographical recall as a possible trait marker of depression. Articles may be viewed online at