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psychotropic

[¦sī·kə¦träp·ik]
(psychology)
Pertaining to any drug or agent having a particular affinity for or effect on the psyche.
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We began this study intending to explore school counselors' perception of the impact of the changing patterns of prescription of psychotropic drugs to school-aged children.
As part of this effort, the FDA plans to develop new pediatric drug labeling information for psychotropic drugs used in young children, and work with the National Institute of Mental Health to ascertain research needs in this area, including a proposed nationwide study of Ritalin use in children under the age of six.
Before the widespread use of psychotropic medications, psychiatry emphasized the practice of psychotherapy.
In order to address the Department's concerns surrounding the safety and efficacy of psychotropic medications prescribed to Medicaid-enrolled foster children, we asked PolicyLab to conduct an in-depth data analysis to identify trends and areas needing improvement in Pennsylvania," said DHS Secretary Ted Dallas.
The court case goes back to May this year when the Anti-Narcotics Department of the Dubai Police was tipped off that the student possessed psychotropic pills and he was planning to sell them for Dh600.
The agreement defines procedure for internal transit of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and their precursors on the territory of the Customs Union (Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus).
This particular report looked at psychotropic medication use among noninstitutionslized adolescents aged 12-19 years from 2005 to 2010.
During interview, the suspect admitted to carrying the psychotropic pills but said they were for his personal use, police said.
The haul comprised around 5,800 tablets of the prescription drug, which is popular as a pain-reliever, but also abused as a psychotropic substance.
Call Hosted on ACYF Information Memorandum on Oversight of Psychotropic Medication
Non-intrusive methods of regulating the manufacture, trade and use of such psychotropic substances will be introduced,
Presented in English, Spanish, and French in a color layout, this report offers statistics and analysis on the worldwide manufacture and distribution of psychotropic substances for medical and scientific purposes.