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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.

Oct 1, 2017

This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses the efficacy of psychodynamic therapy, the protective effect of pregnancy on the risk for drug abuse, the relation of ovarian hormone levels to symptoms in premenstrual dysphoric disorder, rates of mortality and self-harm in patients taking clozapine, and pharmacogenomic testing in psychiatry.

Articles may be viewed online at Also visit the online edition of this month’s Journal to watch a video of Deputy Editor Daniel S. Pine, M.D., present highlights from the issue (

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