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psychoactive

 [si″ko-ak´tiv]
affecting the mind or behavior; see psychoactive substance. Called also psychotropic.
psychoactive substance–induced organic mental disorders former name for substance-induced disorders.
psychoactive substance use disorders substance use disorders.

psy·cho·ac·tive

(sī'kō-ak'tiv),
Possessing the ability to alter mood, anxiety, behavior, cognitive processes, or mental tension; usually describes pharmacologic agents.

psychoactive

/psy·cho·ac·tive/ (-ak´tiv) psychotropic.

psychoactive

(sī′kō-ăk′tĭv)
adj.
Affecting the mind or mental processes. Used of a drug.

psychoactive

[sī′kō·ak′tiv]
Etymology: Gk, psyche, mind; L, activus
pertaining to a drug or other agent that affects such normal mental functioning as mood, behavior, or thinking processes, such as stimulants, sedatives, or hallucinogens.

psy·cho·ac·tive

(sī'kō-ak'tiv)
Possessing the ability to alter mood, anxiety, behavior, cognitive processes, or mental tension; usually applied to pharmacologic agents.

Psychoactive

Substance that effects emotional and psychological perception in the brain.
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psy·cho·ac·tive

(sī'kō-ak'tiv)
Possessing ability to alter mood, anxiety, behavior, cognitive processes, or mental tension.