Psychoactive drug Summary

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  • 6 Encyclopedia Articles

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Encyclopedia Articles (6)

67 words, approx. 1 pages
Psychoactive Psychoactive is a general term that came into use about 1961. It describes a substance that affects the central nervous system, producing changes in mental activity and/or behavior. A psy... Read more
286 words, approx. 1 pages
Psychoactive Drug Any of a group of drugs (also called psychotropic drugs) that act upon the central nervous system, producing changes in mental activity and/or behavior. Psychoactive drugs are among ... Read more
321 words, approx. 2 pages
Psychoactive Drugs The term "psychoactive" describes a substance that affects the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord), producing changes in a person's mental activi... Read more
1,485 words, approx. 5 pages
Psychoactive Plants Compounds in some plants can have an overwhelming effect on the central nervous system. Plants containing those compounds are thus known as mind-altering (active) or psychoactive p... Read more
563 words, approx. 2 pages
Psychotropic Drugs Psychotropic drugs have revolutionized the treatment of mental illness, perhaps most profoundly in schizophrenia and depression. Psychotropic is a word derived from the Greek psyche... Read more
563 words, approx. 2 pages
Psychotropic Drugs Psychotropic drugs have revolutionized the treatment of mental illness, perhaps most profoundly in schizophrenia and depression. Psychotropic is a word derived from the Greek psyche... Read more
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