psychotropic

[ sahy-koh-troh-pik ]SEE DEFINITION OF psychotropic
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Psychotropic drugs can be used by themselves or in conjunction with psychotherapy.

WORD ORIGIN

1956, from psycho- + Greek -tropos "turning," from trepein (see trope). Hence, what "turns" the mind.

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