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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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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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