psychopharmacological


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psy·cho·phar·ma·col·o·gy

 (sī′kō-fär′mə-kŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of pharmacology that deals with the study of the actions, effects, and development of psychoactive drugs.

psy′cho·phar′ma·co·log′ic (-kə-lŏj′ĭk), psy′cho·phar′ma·co·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
psy′cho·phar′ma·col′o·gist n.
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Adj.1.psychopharmacological - of or relating to psychopharmacology
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According to the document, both the psychological (psychotherapeutic) and psychiatric (psychopharmacological) services can be provided to the victims depending upon their needs, but a majority of cases could be helped by providing psychotherapy to recover while and in a small number of cases medications or hospitalisation would be required.
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