noun. the remediation of a disorder by the delivery of drugs, in contrast to such methods as psychotherapy, surgery, or complementary and alternative techniques. Commonly referred to as drug therapy.
PHARMACOTHERAPY: "Pharmacotherapy is the most widely used treatment protocol in the U.S. now."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PHARMACOTHERAPY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pharmacotherapy/ (accessed March 23, 2023).