Definition of Psychoactive drug

1. Noun. A drug that can produce mood changes and distorted perceptions.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Psychoactive Drug

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psychoactive drug (current term)
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Literary usage of Psychoactive drug

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1. Assessment and Treatment of Patients With Coexisting Mental Illness and by Richard Ries (1996)
"Overall, the use of neuroleptics is consistent with a psychoactive-drug-free philosophy, does not compromise recovery from addiction, and enhances recovery ..."

2. Drug Abuse Curriculum for Employee Assistance Program Professionalsby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"... and thus is not in the DSM-III-R, is psychoactive drug use, a term that can be applied to a single episode of psychoactive drug self-administration. ..."

3. Substance Abuse Among Older Adults: Treatment Improvement Protocol edited by Frederic C. Blow (1999)
"... its effectiveness over time (evidence of tolerance) • Displaying detailed knowledge about a specific psychoactive drug and attaching great significance ..."

4. Substance Abuse Among Older Adults: Treatment Improvement Protocol edited by Frederic C. Blow (1999)
"... its effectiveness over time (evidence of tolerance) • Displaying detailed knowledge about a specific psychoactive drug and attaching great significance ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"It seems to us that the concept of mystification, in the above sense, is applicable to the process by which psychoactive drug action is often presented and ..."

6. Approval and Monitoring of Narcotic Treatment Programs: A Guide on the Roles by Lynne C. McArthur, Yvonne Goldsberry (1998)
"(h) psychoactive drug means, in addition to alcohol, any drug which has as its principal action an effect on thought, mood, or behavior. ..."

7. Management of Alcohol and Drug-Related Issues in the Workplace by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"psychoactive drug or substance: A substance that, when ingested, affects mental processes, eg cognition or affect. This term and its equivalent, ..."

8. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"What sets drug addictions apart from less harmful habits is that the ingested substance releases a psychoactive drug with the demonstrated potential to ..."

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