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psychoactive

capable of affecting mental activity
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LONDON/BEIRUT: A synthetic psychoactive drug linked to substance abuse in Lebanon and the Middle East, said to be a fund-raising tool and stimulant for Islamist militants, is more dangerous than previously thought, scientists said Wednesday.
28g of the psychoactive drug as she visited her grandson at the Stockton jail.
Based on the patients' medical history and clinical characteristics (61 years old female; developed double eyelid spasm, twitches of mouth and cheek; no abnormal MRI of her head or thyroid dysfunction; no facial trauma history), the diagnosis was Meige syndrome, and the aggravation of the conditions were related to the psychoactive drugs.
For better intervention work geared towards ketamine abusers, we need to know the social, demographic, and psychological factors that may be associated with their continuation or discontinuation of psychoactive drug use.
The format the panel has in place currently describes every psychoactive drug in terms of five axes: class and relevant mechanisms; family; neurobiologic activity, neurotransmitter effects, and physiologic effects; efficacy and major side effects; and approved and licenses indications in the major countries and regions that perform drug licensing.
The number of patients being admitted for pharmaceutical and psychoactive drug treatment jumped from about five a year in 2009 to about 60 last year.
According to the report, of the ten million smokers in Britain, up to 3 million have a mental disorder and up to 2 million have been prescribed a psychoactive drug in the past year and approaching 1 million have longstanding [mental] disease.
European authorities have detected a record 57 new legal highs so far this year, with a new psychoactive drug launched on the market every week, a report has warned.
Because psychiatric diagnosis relies solely on a set of symptoms, without any objective laboratory evidence of dysfunction, virtually anyone at some time in life could qualify for a psychoactive drug prescription.
Monitoring the Future (MTF), now in its 35th year, has become one of the nation's most relied-upon sources of information on changes taking place in licit and illicit psychoactive drug use among American adolescents, college students, young adults, and more recently, middle-aged adults.
Members discussed concerns about each patient, made recommendations for reducing or discontinuing medications, and made sure that each psychoactive drug prescription had a specific diagnosis linked to it.
According to the coroner's report, the effect of the psychoactive drug benzodiazepine contributed to Jackson's death.

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