• Psychoactive drug - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychoactive_drug A psychoactive drug, psychopharmaceutical, or psychotropic is a chemical substance that changes brain function and results in alterations in perception, mood, or ...
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      www.sciencedaily.com/terms/psychoactive_drug.htm A psychoactive drug or psychotropic substance is a chemical substance that acts primarily upon the central nervous system where it alters brain function, resulting in ...
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      www.thebody.com/content/art4989.html Medications that affect people psychologically are called psychoactive drugs. They are often helpful in treating depression, anxiety, insomnia, and other ...