Definition of Psychoactive

1. Adjective. Affecting the mind or mood or other mental processes. "Psychoactive drugs"




Definition of Psychoactive

1. Adjective. (pharmacology) Affecting the mind or mental processes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Psychoactive

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Psychoactive

psychically
psychics
psychid
psychids
psyching
psyching out
psychism
psychisms
psychist
psychists
psycho
psycho-
psychoacoustic
psychoacoustically
psychoacoustics
psychoactive (current term)
psychoactive drug
psychoactive substance
psychoactively
psychoactivities
psychoactivity
psychoanalyse
psychoanalysed
psychoanalyser
psychoanalysers
psychoanalyses
psychoanalysing
psychoanalysis
psychoanalyst
psychoanalysts

Literary usage of Psychoactive

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1. Drug Addiction Research & the Health of Women edited by Cora L. Wetherington (1999)
"Research is needed on the overprescription of psychoactive drugs to women. Practitioners need to be educated about appropriate approaches to prescribing ..."

2. Assessment and Treatment of Patients With Coexisting Mental Illness and by Richard Ries (1996)
"For these high-risk patients, the use of psychoactive medication should not be the first line of treatment. Rather, for some high-risk patients, ..."

3. Substance Abuse Among Older Adults: Treatment Improvement Protocol edited by Frederic C. Blow (1999)
"Yet even though fewer prescriptions for psychoactive drugs are being written ... Patterns of Use The drug-taking patterns of psychoactive prescription drug ..."

4. Substance Abuse Among Older Adults: Treatment Improvement Protocol edited by Frederic C. Blow (1999)
"Yet even though fewer prescriptions for psychoactive drugs are being written ... Patterns of Use The drug-taking patterns of psychoactive prescription drug ..."

5. Health Consequences of Smoking: Nicotine Addiction a Report of the Surgeon by DIANE Publishing Company, C. Everett Koop, M.D. (1995)
"Dependence Potential Testing: psychoactive, Reinforcing, ... Not all psychoactive drugs lead to dependence; many drugs used to treat behavioral and ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The contemporary trend of increasing prescription of psychoactive drugs ... Only later were its psychoactive properties identified as its main attribute. ..."

7. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"Nicotine dependence is classified as a psychoactive substance-use disorder characterized by "a cluster of cognitive, behavioral, and physiologic symptoms ..."

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