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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.

Aug 12, 2015

This audio program presents a discussion of diagnostic and clinical challenges of narcissistic personality disorder and of two clinical trials of psychotherapy. One examined interpersonal psychotherapy for PTSD, and the other tested the use of brief cognitive-behavioral therapy to reduce suicide attempts in military personnel with a previous history. An additional article compared the effects of different antidepressants on depressed women and looked at outcomes in the women’s children, while another study examined whether the neuroanatomical aspects of autism spectrum disorder lie on a continuum in the general population. Articles can be viewed online at