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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The access to an infinity of information sources available online has an essential role in the formation of this active posture of the individual that decides to use psychopharmaceutical substances such as methylphenidate.
In China too, just as vernacular happiness is granted relative free rein, depressive disorders are also on the rise, giving impetus to a regime of therapeutic governance with a global psychiatric industry peddling psychotropic drugs on its heels (Kleinman 2011, Yang 2014, Zhang 2014b)--a trend lamented by Ethan Watters (2010) in his ethnographical study of "the Americanization of mental illness" that privileges psychopharmaceutical treatment in place of communal coping mechanisms.
Getting to yes: Corporate power and the creation of a psychopharmaceutical blockbuster.
As stigma for mental health medication use decreases, and as people are expected to actively participate in the pursuit of mental and physical health through psychological or psychopharmaceutical therapies, the conversation regarding self-regulation also shifts from medical to more generalized discourses of well-being and achievement (Race, 2009; Rose, 2007).
Psychopharmaceutical advertising strategies: empowerment in a pill?
That is so much less daunting than having them tell you that your dog has a mental disorder--even though that's what they're actually "telling" you when they prescribe a psychopharmaceutical and recommend behavior therapy, which is often what happens for a person in the same situation.
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.
Psychopharmaceutical treatment in children requires careful screening in order to prevent which serious CYP450 reaction?
Today, the Department of Defense has a new name for it: "perception management" (of "PM"), and the psychopharmaceutical industry has hit the jackpot.