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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.

psychopharmacology

(ˌsaɪkəʊˌfɑːməˈkɒlədʒɪ)
n
1. (Pharmacology) the study of drugs that affect the mind
2. (Psychology) the study of drugs that affect the mind
psychopharmacological adj
ˌpsychoˌpharmaˈcologist n

psy•cho•phar•ma•col•o•gy

(ˌsaɪ koʊˌfɑr məˈkɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the branch of pharmacology dealing with the psychological effects of drugs.
psy`cho•phar`ma•co•log′i•cal, adj.

psychopharmacology

the study of drugs that effect emotional and mental States. — psychopharmacologic, psychopharmacological, adj.
See also: Psychology
the study of drugs that effect emotional and mental states. — psychopharmacologic, psychopharmacological, adj.
See also: Medical Specialties
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.psychopharmacology - the study of drugs that affect the mind
materia medica, pharmacological medicine, pharmacology - the science or study of drugs: their preparation and properties and uses and effects
Translations

psy·cho·phar·ma·col·o·gy

n. psicofarmacología, estudio del efecto de drogas y medicamentos en la mente y la conducta.
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