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psychoactive Line breaks: psy¦cho|active
Pronunciation: /sʌɪkəʊˈaktɪv/

Definition of psychoactive in English:


(Chiefly of a drug) affecting the mind.
Example sentences
  • Illicit psychoactive drugs agitate minds and arouse passions even among non-users.
  • Weaver expresses concern that concomitant depression and use of psychoactive drugs might have influenced the results, given the large percentage of suicide attempts in our cohort of patients.
  • In this study, opioids, other psychoactive medications and dehydration were the most frequent causes of reversible delirium.
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