PARADOXICAL REACTION

with regard to pharmacology, a drug response which contradicts the predicted effect, for instance, worsening of anxiety following the deliverance of an anxiolytic drug.

PARADOXICAL REACTION: "The paradoxical reaction is nothing to be worried about- it is only temporary."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "PARADOXICAL REACTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/paradoxical-reaction/ (accessed November 17, 2017).
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