psychopharmacologic

psychopharmacology

[sahy-koh-fahr-muh-kol-uh-jee]
noun
the branch of pharmacology dealing with the psychological effects of drugs.

Origin:
1915–20; psycho- + pharmacology

psychopharmacologic [sahy-koh-fahr-muh-kuh-loj-ik] , psychopharmacological, adjective
psychopharmacologically, adverb
psychopharmacologist, noun
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psychopharmacology (ˌsaɪkəʊˌfɑːməˈkɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the study of drugs that affect the mind
 
psychopharmacological
 
adj
 
psychopharma'cologist
 
n

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psychopharmacology psy·cho·phar·ma·col·o·gy (sī'kō-fär'mə-kŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The branch of pharmacology dealing with the study of the actions and the effects of psychoactive drugs.


psy'cho·phar'ma·co·log'ic (-kə-lŏj'ĭk) or psy'cho·phar'ma·co·log'i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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psychopharmacology   (sī'kō-fär'mə-kŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The study and clinical use of drugs that affect the mind, especially those that are used to treat psychiatric disorders.
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