BEHAVIORAL PHARMACOLOGY

n. an interdisciplinary field referred to as psychopharmacology. It studies the action and effect of psycho-active, mood-altering drugs on behavior. Using techniques and approaches, it also analyzes how behavioral factors contribute to the use of drugs such as anxiolytics, antidepressants, antipsychotics, and narcotics.

BEHAVIORAL PHARMACOLOGY: "Behavioral Pharmacology concerns itself with studying the physiological and behavioral effects of drugs on the mood and mind."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BEHAVIORAL PHARMACOLOGY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/behavioral-pharmacology/ (accessed September 26, 2020).
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