psychotherapeutic drug


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psychotherapeutic drug

A drug to improve the principal symptoms, e.g., anxiety, depression, and psychosis, in the mentally disturbed.
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But the known side effects of prescription psychotherapeutic drugs have sent a steady stream of consumers out of the pharmacy and into the natural remedy aisle in search of nutraceutical alternatives.
When the claims data indicate that psychotherapeutic drugs were prescribed, we consider the number of days of treatment provided by the prescription as the time period over which an individual received care.
oxycodone) and secondarily to increasing numbers of overdoses of cocaine and prescription psychotherapeutic drugs (e.
Misuse of prescription psychotherapeutic drugs is second only to marijuana as the nation's most prevalent illicit drug use issue, according to the report, which is based on data that was collected in more than 68,000 interviews.
This guide outlines the actions, uses, and side effects of psychoactive drugs, including drugs of abuse, psychotherapeutic drugs, and effects on special populations (pregnant women, children, adolescents, and the elderly).
Indeed, many such violent acts involve psychotherapeutic drugs.
1million persons aged 12 or older reported the nonmedical use of prescription psychotherapeutic drugs in the past month.
1 million persons aged 12 or older reported the non-medical use of prescription psychotherapeutic drugs in the past month (1).