n. an antidepressant which is prescribed as either a fast-release or extended-release preparation. (Trade name: Wellbutrin, Zyban) It augments the treatment of conditions involving hyperactivity and attention deficit. Combined with behavioral treatment, it also helps a patient stop smoking.

BUPROPION: "Bupropion hits two birds with one stone by putting a halt to both depression and smoking."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BUPROPION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/bupropion/ (accessed May 11, 2021).