Drugs that bind to and activate the doapmine receptors. Also called dopaminergic agents. Compare dopamine receptor antagonists.
DOPAMINE-RECEPTOR AGONISTS: "Dopamine receptor agonists mimic the effects of the neurotransmitter called dopamine."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DOPAMINE-RECEPTOR AGONISTS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dopamine-receptor-agonists/ (accessed March 21, 2023).