psychostimulant


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psychostimulant

 [si″ko-stim´u-lant]
1. producing a transient increase in psychomotor activity.
2. a drug that produces such effects, such as amphetamine, methylphenidate, or caffeine.

psy·cho·stim·u·lant

(sī'kō-stim'yū-lănt),
An agent with antidepressant or mood-elevating properties.
Synonym(s): psychormic

psychostimulant

/psy·cho·stim·u·lant/ (-stim´ūl-int)
1. producing a transient increase in psychomotor activity.
2. a drug that produces such effects.

psychostimulant

[-stim′yələnt]
an agent that increases psychomotor activity in most patients. It improves concentration and impulse control in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

psychostimulant

adjective Referring to agents that upregulate higher cortical activity noun An agent which upregulates higher cortical activity

psy·cho·stim·u·lant

(sī'kō-stim'yū-lănt)
A pharmacotherapeutic agent with antidepressant or mood-elevating properties.

psy·cho·stim·u·lant

(sī'kō-stim'yū-lănt)
Agent with antidepressant or mood-elevating properties.
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Additionally, reasons for substance use affect treatment planning, as an individual who uses marijuana to escape emotional pain will require a different treatment approach than an individual who abuses psychostimulant medications in order to study for exams.
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It is similar to the psychostimulant used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
All study participants received a psychostimulant drug called OROS methylphenidate and their parents received behavioural parent training for nine weeks.
Long-acting formulations produce a slower rise and fall of psychostimulant levels in the brain, which may decrease side effects and potential for later drug abuse.
Dopamine is key mediator to be responsible for reward and reinforcing effects of psychostimulant such as methamphetamine.