PHARMACOTHERAPY

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: Nugent, Pam M.S., "PHARMACOTHERAPY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pharmacotherapy/ (accessed November 24, 2017).
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