psychotomimetic

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psychotomimetic

[sī¦käd·ō·mi′med·ik]
(psychology)
Mimicking a psychotic disorder.
Pertaining to any drug or compound, such as lysergic acid diethylamide or mescaline, which can induce a psychotic-like state.
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While there, he volunteered for government experiments with psychomimetic drugs like LSD at the Menlo Park Veterans Administration Hospital.
In 1961 Kesey volunteered for a series of government-sponsored experiments with what were called psychomimetic drugs at the Menlo Park Veteran's Hospital.
Mental deficiency and the clinical use or abuse of psychotropic and psychomimetic agents are also included.
Although the psychomimetic effects of ketamine are not completely prevented by propofol, these effects were not very severe in the propofol-ketamine group.
In addition, 3 weeks of lanicemine treatment did not result in any marked psychomimetic effects such as those produced by ketamine, an anesthetic and related drug that first showed clinical antidepressant effects more than a decade ago and led to lanicemine's testing, Dr.