Definition of psychoactive in English:

psychoactive

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

  • (Chiefly of a drug) affecting the mind.
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    • 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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