neuropsychopharmacology


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psy·cho·phar·ma·col·o·gy

(sī'kō-far'mă-kol'ŏ-jē),
1. The use of drugs to treat mental and psychological disorders.
2. The science of drug-behavior relationships.
[psycho- + G. pharmakon, drug, + logos, study]

neuropsychopharmacology

(nū″rō-sī″kō-făr″mă-kŏl′ō-jē) [″ + ″ + pharmakon, drug, + logos, word, reason]
The study of the effects of drugs on mental illness.
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