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psychoactive

capable of affecting mental activity
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MDMA is a psychoactive drug that has been banned under federal law for decades.
BARCELONA -- Neuropsychophar-macologists want to change the way you describe psychoactive drugs.
Her two-part essay discusses the history of psychiatry, its relationship to the pharmaceutical industry, and the flawed rationale underlying the use of psychoactive drugs.
Possible predictors included age, gender, socioeconomic status, Wide Range Achievement Test 3 Reading score (quality of education), social networks score, hardiness score, mood disturbance score, medical problems composite score, psychoactive drug use composite score, HIV chronicity, [CD4.
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.
of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health) have substantially changed this edition through the addition of nine new chapters on inflammation and aging, international gerontology, general principles of pharmacology, transitions (of care), emergency room care, rural aging, social work, psychoactive drug therapy, and appropriate antibiotic use.
According to the coroner's report, the effect of the psychoactive drug benzodiazepine contributed to Jackson's death.
It was thought to be a dangerously addictive psychoactive drug and was, for a time, banned in the United States and several European countries, although it was always available in the UK.
3 percent of the psychoactive drug THC, compared with marijuana's potency of up to 15 percent.
The coincidence of high environmental temperature and psychoactive drug consumption may have been a determinant in the origin of hyperthermia.
Caffeine is by far the most widely used psychoactive drug.
A postmortem ruled that the child died from the toxic effects of Desipramine, a psychoactive drug she had been compelled to take after a school psychiatrist suggested she suffered from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

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