psychopharmacology

noun psy·cho·phar·ma·col·o·gy \ ˌsī-kō-ˌfär-mə-ˈkä-lə-jē \

Definition of psychopharmacology

:the study of the effect of drugs on the mind and behavior

psychopharmacological

play \-mə-kə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ or less commonly psychopharmacologic play \-jik\ adjective

psychopharmacologist

play \-ˈkä-lə-jist\ noun

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First Known Use of psychopharmacology

1920


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psychopharmacology

noun psy·cho·phar·ma·col·o·gy \ ˌsī-kō-ˌfär-mə-ˈkäl-ə-jē \

medical Definition of psychopharmacology

plural psychopharmacologies
:the study of the effect of drugs on the mind and behavior

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