PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY

The study of drugs used in psychology. Especially looking at their effect regarding mental, emotional and behavioral factors. These drugs generally work on the CNS. Drugs of abuse are also a study in psychopharmacology.

PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY: "Getting a degree in psychopharmacology took Nathan many years of hard study."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psychopharmacology/ (accessed December 11, 2019).
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