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 (no͝or′ō-ĕth′ĭks, nyo͝or′-)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of bioethics that deals with the ethical implications of prescribing psychotropic drugs, such as antidepressants or amphetamines, that alter thought, mood, or behavior, and of techniques that image the brain to reveal information about motive or intent.

neu′ro·eth′i·cal adj.
neu′ro·eth′i·cist (-ĭ-sĭst) n.
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Noun1.neuroethics - the study of ethical implications of treatments for neurological diseases
bioethics - the branch of ethics that studies moral values in the biomedical sciences
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The mutual neglect of neuroethics and Christian ethics harms both, claims Messer, and he offers an initial effort to repair that neglect by exploring a representative range of neuroethical issues from the perspective of a broadly Reformed Protestant tradition.
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James Giordano, PhD, is a professor in the Departments of Neurology and Biochemistry, chief of the Neuroethics Studies Program and co-director of the O'Neill-Pellegrino Program in Brain Science and Global Health Law and Policy at Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.
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