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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 31, 2009

This audio program discusses the treatment of depression in preschool children; the relationship between sudden death and use of stimulant medications in youths; long-term benefits from a short-term quality improvement intervention for depressed youth in primary care; identifying genes that may be relevant to major depression via an overlap between two species in altered gene expression in the anterior cingulate cortex and amygdala; the interaction between family history and prenatal exposure to infection in the causation of schizophrenia; association of substance use disorders with childhood trauma, but not with African genetic heritage, in an African American cohort. Articles can be viewed online at