PARACHLOROPHENYLALANINE By N., Sam M.S. - 9 noun. a compound which inhibits the synthesis of serotonin from tryptophan, generating an elimination of serotonin from brain cells. PARACHLOROPHENYLALANINE: "Parachlorophenylalanine has been experimented with in regards to its effects as an SSRI, but it not approved as one at this point in time." Related Psychology Terms BIOGENIC AMINES TRYPTOPHAN HYDROXYLASE BRAIN WAVES (Electroencephalogram, EEG) CEREBRAL CORTEX EPILEPSY (Etiology and Therapy) PAROXETINE BRAIN DISORDERS VENLAFAXINE CHILD PSYCHIATRY SPECIFIC ENERGIES Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PARACHLOROPHENYLALANINE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/parachlorophenylalanine/ (accessed February 6, 2023).