psychopharmaceutical

psychopharmaceutical

[-fär′məso̅o̅′tikəl]
a drug used in the treatment of mental health disorders.

psychopharmaceutical (sīˈ·kō·färˈ·m·sōōˑ·ti·kl),

adj concerns drugs that affect the mind or emotional state.
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Use of a referral network for diagnosis, monitoring psychopharmaceutical effectiveness, family counseling services, and student transfers to alternative settings such as residential or day treatment programs if necessary, can increase the possibilities for successful outcomes (Bernes et al.
We've ar- rived at a world that looks a little like the Brave New World Aldous Huxley described back in 1932, at least as far psychopharmaceutical and pornographic substitutes for happiness are concerned.
7% Cocaine 10% Psychopharmaceutical Substances (Mostly Tranquilizers) 5% TABLE 2 Main Substances of Abuse at the Time of the Subjects' Participation in the Group (NA) Heroin 76.
US and UK contributors in anthropology, social and political science, psychiatry, and women's studies address the worldwide proliferation of psychopharmaceutical use.
Today, the Department of Defense has a new name for it: "perception management" (of "PM"), and the psychopharmaceutical industry has hit the jackpot.
Applbaum, "Getting to Yes: Corporate Power and the Creation of a Psychopharmaceutical Blockbuster," Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry 33, no.
Brain-disabling treatments in psychiatry; drugs, electroshock, and the psychopharmaceutical complex.
Some clients required psychopharmaceutical intervention to stabilize psychiatric symptoms before they could address substance use.
As was well recognized from early on, cigarettes confer psychopharmaceutical benefits of a sort long familiar to students cramming for finals: They temporarily focus the powers of concentration, they keep boredom and anxiety at bay, and they serve as a basis for sociability with comrades.
No subjects were receiving treatment with psychopharmaceutical agents or ototoxic drugs.
Unlike the previously reported cases, the patients presented in this report developed persistent psychosis that required psychopharmaceutical management.
The Advantages and Limitations of Calmatives for Use As a Non-Lethal Technique examines the viability of using various psychopharmaceutical agents in a number of military and civilian contexts.