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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.

Sep 30, 2008

This audio program features a discussion of drug treatment of breast cancer and depression; highlights a study in which olanzapine was used to treat low body weight and obsessive thinking in women with anorexia nervosa; examines whether compulsive hoarding is a symptom of OCD, a distinct syndrome, or both; discusses a clinical trial of adjunctive aripiprazole for bipolar mania patients partially nonresponsive to valproate or lithium monotherapy; and compares two sets of criteria for diagnosing PTSD in children exposed to motor vehicle accidents. Articles can be viewed online at