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psychoactive substance–induced organic mental disorders former name for substance-induced disorders.
psychoactive substance use disorders substance use disorders.
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.
Affecting the mind or mental processes. Used of a drug.
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.
Possessing the ability to alter mood, anxiety, behavior, cognitive processes, or mental tension; usually applied to pharmacologic agents.
Substance that effects emotional and psychological perception in the brain.
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Possessing ability to alter mood, anxiety, behavior, cognitive processes, or mental tension.