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psy·cho·tro·pic

 (sī′kə-trō′pĭk, -trŏp′ĭk)
adj.
Having an altering effect on perception, emotion, or behavior. Used especially of a drug.
n.
A psychotropic drug or other agent.

psychotropic

(ˌsaɪkəʊˈtrɒpɪk)
adj
(Psychology) another word for psychoactive

psy•cho•tro•pic

(ˌsaɪ koʊˈtroʊ pɪk)

adj.
1. affecting mental activity, behavior, or perception, as a mood-altering drug.
n.
2. a psychotropic drug, as a tranquilizer, sedative, or antidepressant.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.psychotropic - affecting the mind or mood or other mental processes; "psychoactive drugs"
Translations
psicotrópico

psychotropic

[ˌsaɪkəʊˈtrɒpɪk] ADJpsicotrópico

psychotropic

[ˌsaɪkəʊˈtrɒpɪk] adjpsychotrope
psych out
[ˌsaɪkˈaʊt] vt sep (= intimidate) → bluffer , esbroufer
to psych each other out → se bluffer, s'esbroufer
psych up
[ˌsaɪkˈʌp] vt sep
to psych o.s. up (= mentally prepare o.s.) → se motiver
to psych o.s. up for sth → se motiver pour qch

psychotropic

adj drugpsychotrop

psychotropic

adj psicotrópico
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The study raises the question about careful use of psychotropics and the importance of recognizing the underlying causes of challenging behaviors, as well as the use of psychosocial interventions in individuals with intellectual disabilities.
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We believe that direct-to-consumer advertising and other marketing strategies are key in encouraging greater use of psychotropics," the study authors contend, "particularly for the increased use found after 1999 [when the federal government allowed direct-to-consumer advertising and looser promotion of off: label use of prescription drugs].
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We have made a lot of progress and continue to have a sharp eye on the use of psychotropics," Patrick Crimmins, a spokesman for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, said in an email.
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