from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having an altering effect on perception, emotion, or behavior. Used especially of a drug.
- n. A psychotropic drug or other agent.
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- adj. Affecting the mind or mental processes.
- n. A psychotropic drug or agent.
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- adj. affecting the mind or mood or other mental processes
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A: Yes and No, the potentially damaging effects of long-term psychotropic use outweighs its ineffectiveness.
Gottstein conducted an investigation and determined that the vast majority of off-label psychotropic drug prescriptions for children and youth that are paid for by Medicaid constitute Medicaid fraud.
Such meds, meds that affect the mind are called psychotropic medications.
In its decision, the Court addressed the class of drugs known as psychotropic medications.
Entheogens (whose name means in Greek "deification from within") are substances scientifically classified as psychotropic herbs.
Among adults over 65, use of so-called psychotropic drugs -- which include antidepressants and antipsychotics -- doubled between 1996 and 2006.
At the same time many alternative products are being offered, such as psychotropic medicines and electronic entertainment that have fewer strings attached.
The number of seniors getting "psychotropic" medications, including antipsychotic and dementia drugs, doubled between 1996 and 2006, a new study found.
In "Jack and Alice," Austen draws attention to the virtual inevitability of women's need to steal male attention and to "steal" — through some kind of psychotropic delight — moments of freedom from entrapping eighteenth-century codes.
In the last five years I have worked with two children who were not on some kind of psychotropic drug or another.