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Arlington, VA

Description:

Highlights and summary of key articles from each issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry.

Language:

English


Episodes

August 2017 Highlights

8/1/2017
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses smartphones for self-management in schizophrenia, behavioral interventions in buprenorphine maintenance treatment, suicide following self-harm, effects of lithium and valproate on suicidal behavior in bipolar disorder, treatment of pediatric anxiety disorders with cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) plus attention bias modification therapy, treatment of hypochondriasis with CBT plus medication, and treatment of major depression...

Duration: 00:17:41


July 2017 Highlights

7/1/2017
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses psychiatric complications in primary parathyroidism with hypercalcemia, low-intensity transcranial current stimulation for psychiatric conditions, outcomes of vagus nerve stimulation for treatment-resistant depression, brain structure and function related to suicide attempts in young people with bipolar disorder, endogenous and medication-related risk for diabetes in schizophrenia, and gaze-contingent music reward therapy for...

Duration: 00:16:05


June 2017 Highlights

6/1/2017
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses patient preference and functional connectivity of the subcallosal cingulate cortex as possible predictors of treatment response in major depression, a behavioral phenotype of autism spectrum disorder characteristic of patients with known genetic abnormalities, functioning of the brain’s reward system in anorexia nervosa, collaboration between psychiatry and law enforcement, and a model of irritability in children and teens....

Duration: 00:15:20


May 2017 Highlights

5/1/2017
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses antidepressant efficacy for depression in children and adolescents, morbidity and mortality related to medications for depression, possible benefits of valbenazine for tardive dyskinesia, opioid detoxification using oral naltrexone versus buprenorphine, and the relation of divorce to the onset of alcohol use disorders. Articles may be viewed online at ajp.psychiatryonline.org. Also, visit the online edition of this month’s Journal...

Duration: 00:14:05


April 2017 Highlights

4/1/2017
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses the fetal origins of mental health, the effect of methylphenidate on the risk of manic episodes in bipolar disorder, contingency management for alcohol abuse in patients with serious mental illness, computerized cognitive training for older adults with mild cognitive impairment or dementia, prediction of relapse in Alzheimer’s disease patients after discontinuation of antipsychotic treatment, and the origins of cognitive deficits...

Duration: 00:14:34


March 2017 Highlights

3/1/2017
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This month, Executive Editor Michael Roy discusses collaboration between psychiatry and obstetrics, prescription opioid use disorder during pregnancy, integrated behavioral health homes, a possible relationship between Alzheimer’s disease and low hippocampal volume in late-life depression, switch rates during lithium and sertraline treatment of bipolar II depression, Internet gaming disorder, and the relation of mental health to social networks following disaster. Articles may be viewed...

Duration: 00:12:24


February 2017 Highlights

2/1/2017
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This month, Executive Editor Michael Roy discusses the use of stimulants and performance enhancers as a possible risk factor for PTSD, behavioral and brain markers of overgeneralized fear conditioning in PTSD, the epidemiology of first-episode psychosis, predictors of suicidal behavior, neural predictors of initiating alcohol use during adolescence, and mediation of placebo effects by patient expectancy in antidepressant clinical trials. Articles may be viewed online at...

Duration: 00:12:32


January 2017 Highlights

1/3/2017
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses the association of hypnotic medications and suicide, neurometabolic disorders in treatment-refractory depression, diminished attention to eyes in autism, increased activity or energy as a primary criterion for diagnosis of bipolar mania, an instrument for diagnosing premenstrual dysphoric disorder, and how to differentiate the effects of deep brain stimulation in Parkinson’s disease from the effects of the disease itself and...

Duration: 00:16:09


December 2016 Highlights

12/1/2016
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses combat attachment behaviors in former service members with PTSD, postpartum psychosis, the association between pain and opioid use disorder, work productivity in relation to depression outcome, neural response to rewards as a predictor of depression, and adjustment disorder following trauma exposure. Articles may be viewed online at ajp.psychiatryonline.org.

Duration: 00:15:15


November 2016 Highlights

11/1/2016
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses practice and policies on perinatal substance abuse, relapse risk in patients with remitted depression, right unilateral ultrabrief-pulse ECT combined with medication in acute and maintenance geriatric depression, suicide risk calculated prospectively in a population cohort, and a new approach to fear and anxiety that takes into account both behavioral responses and conscious feeling states. Articles may be viewed online at...

Duration: 00:17:17


October 2016 Highlights

10/1/2016
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses research on preventing firearm suicide, treatment guidelines for adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, long-term effects of supported employment for people with psychiatric disabilities, predicting psychosis risk in individuals with prodromal symptoms, how often psychotic experiences precede mental disorders and vice versa, and a 30-year follow-up study of offspring of depressed parents. Articles may be viewed online at...

Duration: 00:19:11


September 2016 Highlights

9/1/2016
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses the diagnosis and treatment of trichotillomania, combining antidepressants with antipsychotics in schizophrenia, outcomes of the FDA reduction in the citalopram maximum dosage, heritable and nonheritable pathways to early callous and unemotional behaviors, and the effect of marriage on the risk for alcohol use disorder. Articles may be viewed online at ajp.psychiatryonline.org.

Duration: 00:14:45


August 2016 Highlights

8/1/2016
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses accelerometers in diagnosis and treatment of late-life depression, concomitant use of SSRIs and statins, treatment of cognitive impairment in schizophrenia with an alpha-7 nicotinic receptor agonist, the relation of adolescent marijuana use to subclinical psychotic symptoms and to mortality at age 60, and the effect of nicotine exposure during pregnancy to development of schizophrenia in offspring. Articles may be viewed online at...

Duration: 00:17:46


July 2016 Highlights

7/1/2016
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses how psychiatrists can extend their role to treatment of general health conditions, how to evaluate randomized clinical trials, interpersonal psychotherapy for mental health problems, fluidity of symptoms in borderline personality disorder, predictors of bipolar illness in offspring of bipolar parents, and the relation of prenatal maternal distress to fetal behavior and to DNA changes in glucocorticoid-related genes in the...

Duration: 00:18:21


June 2016 Highlights

6/1/2016
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This month, Executive Editor Michael Roy discusses nutrient-based treatments as adjuncts to antidepressants, the prevalence and characteristics of cannabis use disorder as defined in DSM-5, long-term mortality rates in women with severe postpartum psychiatric disorders, a program for children in foster care and their biological parents designed to prevent repetition of childhood maltreatment, whether the relationship between preschool poverty and school-age depression is mediated by...

Duration: 00:14:28


May 2016 Highlights

5/1/2016
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This month, Executive Editor Michael Roy discusses a generalist model for treatment of borderline personality disorder, citalopram treatment for agitated patients with Alzheimer’s dementia, buprenorphine for severe suicidal ideation and as an adjunctive treatment in cases of antidepressant nonresponse, effects of prenatal choline supplementation on early-childhood behavior problems, and mechanisms of executive system dysfunction across psychiatric disorders in youths. Articles may be...

Duration: 00:13:24


April 2016 Highlights

4/1/2016
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses lurasidone for major depression with mixed features, bitemporal ECT compared with high-dose unilateral ECT given twice a week, neurocircuitry of depression with increased versus decreased appetite, attenuated psychosis syndrome, identification of distinct psychosis biotypes, and comprehensive community care for first-episode psychosis. Articles may be viewed online at ajp.psychiatryonline.org.

Duration: 00:17:56


March 2016 Highlights

3/1/2016
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This month, Deputy Editor Susan K. Schultz, M.D., discusses depression following stroke; cerebral abnormalities in patients with first-episode schizophrenia; risks of poorly monitored ketamine use for depression; long-term outcomes of light therapy versus CBT for seasonal affective disorder; the reproductive safety of second-generation antipsychotics; and the effects of antipsychotic review and nonpharmacological interventions on antipsychotic use, symptoms, and mortality in nursing home...

Duration: 00:16:23


February 2016 Highlights

2/1/2016
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This month, Executive Editor Michael Roy discusses the risk of postpartum relapse in bipolar disorder and postpartum psychosis, the relation of pregnant women’s defense mechanisms to later behavior in their toddlers, sequential integration of pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy for depression, the dose-response relationship of SSRIs, the effectiveness of clozapine versus standard antipsychotic treatment for schizophrenia, and the relation of prenatal maternal depression, SSRIs, and...

Duration: 00:12:10


January 2016 Highlights

1/1/2016
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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...

Duration: 00:18:45

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