psychochemical


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psychochemical

(sī′kō-kĕm′ĭ-kəl)
n.
A psychoactive drug or substance.
adj.
Of or relating to psychochemicals.
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In this respect, the book is narrowly focused on agent medical research, rather than other areas in the psychochemical program.
(5) An eliminativist perspective holds that the idea of intention is untenable however one redefines it, for the reason that intentional action is merely the blind function of psychochemical processes in the brain (which may include unconscious drives) and the cultural and socioeconomic conditions that generate human activity.
For example, in 1955 a Defense Department Ad Hoc Study Group on Psychochemical Issues recommended that any subjects being administered LSD be given a training lecture to prepare for its effects.