PSYCHOPHARMACOTHERAPY

The study and use of pharmacological agents in mental disorders. For example, depression is treated with the administration of anti-depressants. Although not designed for a cure, they are a viable way to foster acceptable behavior in patients with chronic psychological disorders.

PSYCHOPHARMACOTHERAPY: "Psychopharmacotherapy include drugs for schizoid symptoms."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSYCHOPHARMACOTHERAPY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psychopharmacotherapy/ (accessed July 15, 2019).
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