psychochemical


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Related to psychochemical: physicochemical

psy·cho·chem·i·cal

 (sī′kō-kĕm′ĭ-kəl)
n.
A psychoactive drug or substance.
adj.
Of or relating to psychochemicals.

psychochemical

(ˌsaɪkəʊˈkɛmɪkəl)
n
(Chemistry) any of various chemical compounds whose primary effect is the alteration of the normal state of consciousness
adj
(Chemistry) of or relating to such chemical compounds
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Alberti's chapters on the heart and the brain, also closely related, address a fundamentally metaphysical question that engages her more profoundly: has modern medicine displaced the idea of the soul, that is, "knowledge [derived] from beyond the senses," with the idea that we are "entirely psychochemical and biological creatures, that we equal the sum of our material processes"?
Also, taking the victim's words to heart, Mavritsakis tries to come to grips with the psychochemical background of the kidnapper.
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