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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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One thought-provoking finding among parents was that psychotropic drugs lead to certain side effects and somehow effects which may causes biological abnormalities resulting into several medical diseases.
The man who had arrived on a flight from an Asian country was hiding the psychotropic pills inside his bag.
For a detailed list of the narcotics, psychotropic and controlled medicines, one can log on to www.
develop mutual cooperation with a view to effectively resolving the issue of illicit traffic in narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and their precursors, cooperate in drug demand reduction through prevention, awareness, education and community based programmes, treatment and rehabilitation; and exchange information of operational, technical and general nature in drug matters, exchange literature on their existing laws, rules, procedures, best practices and methods of curbing illicit trafficking in narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and their precursors and any further amendments to the existing legislation.
He then went on to explain thoroughly the possible side-effects of psychotropic drugs on the mind and body.
Information gathered included consumption of psychotropic drugs, initial mode of getting cigarettes, place of smoking, age of initiation of smoking on regular basis, number of cigarettes smoked per day, cessation of smoking and past smoking history.
The extent to which the subject of psychotropic drugs arose during the ethnography and fieldwork discussions, identifying them as the key actors in psychiatric routines, prompted us to specify our research and examine their importance.
Given that the safety of pediatric monotherapy for some of these psychotropic medications is unexplored, these patterns of polypharmacy prescribing are alarming and warrant further investigation," Dr.
4% of all girls in the study--got psychotropic medications from three or more classes simultaneously, reported Dr.
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).
Approximately 15% of the children given multiple psychotropic agents took three or more classes of the drugs.
Following the test, prosecutors charged the man with consuming hashish and using psychotropic pills.