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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The accused did not have any other source of income except the generation of money from the illegal activity of exporting the prescription drugs and psychotropic substance during that period.
Other instruments submitted include Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, 1961 (as amended by the 1972 protocol, amending the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, 1961), and Convention on Psychotropic Substances, 1971.
There are narcotic and psychotropic substances used in the medicine and controlled by specialists.
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Developing advanced forensic testing methods such as impurity profiling, developing standardized forms of reporting which can withstand legal scrutiny, publishing and disseminating manuals on the above to all forensic science labs in the country and identifying basic minimum equipment required to conduct tests to determine the nature and purity of any narcotic drug psychotropic substance or precursor would be other responsibilities.
Of psychotropic drugs, the use of antipsychotics was almost eight times more common among persons with Alzheimer's disease than among comparison persons.
(3,9,10,15-17) First, these studies did not distinguish between psychotropic prescriptions that represented initiation of a new drug as contrasted with renewal or continuation of an old one.
Officials ministry and DRAP are reluctant to understand the importance of timely issuance of quota along with increase as market needs, leading to severe shortages of psychotropic drugs,' he added.
The bus also has on display an exhibition showcasing ROP and the Directorate General for Combating Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances' efforts in countering drug trafficking in the sultanate.
The perpetrators arrested included 1,024 Saudi nationals and 41 individuals from different nationalities for their involvement in crimes of smuggling, possession, couriering and dealing of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.
The police checked his car and recovered psychotropic drugs.-Alamy Image