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Descriptor English: Psychotropic Drugs
Descriptor Spanish: Psicotrópicos
Descriptor Portuguese: Psicotrópicos
Descriptor French: Psychoanaleptiques
Entry term(s): Agent, Psychoactive
Agents, Psychoactive
Drug, Psychoactive
Drug, Psychotropic
Drugs, Psychoactive
Drugs, Psychotropic
Psychoactive Agent
Psychoactive Agents
Psychoactive Drug
Psychoactive Drugs
Psychopharmaceutical
Psychopharmaceuticals
Psychotropic Drug
Tree number(s): D27.505.954.427.700
VS2.002.001.023
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011619
Scope note: A loosely defined grouping of drugs that have effects on psychological function. Here the psychotropic agents include the antidepressive agents, hallucinogens, and tranquilizing agents (including the antipsychotics and anti-anxiety agents).
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Public MeSH Note: 75; was see under ANTIDEPRESSIVE AGENTS & TRANQUILIZING AGENTS 1974
Online Note: search ANTIDEPRESSIVE AGENTS & TRANQUILIZING AGENTS 1974
History Note: 75; was see under ANTIDEPRESSIVE AGENTS & TRANQUILIZING AGENTS 1974
DeCS ID: 12055
Unique ID: D011619
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1975/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Psychotropic Drugs - Preferred
Concept UI M0018063
Scope note A loosely defined grouping of drugs that have effects on psychological function. Here the psychotropic agents include the antidepressive agents, hallucinogens, and tranquilizing agents (including the antipsychotics and anti-anxiety agents).
Preferred term Psychotropic Drugs
Entry term(s) Agent, Psychoactive
Agents, Psychoactive
Drug, Psychoactive
Drug, Psychotropic
Drugs, Psychoactive
Drugs, Psychotropic
Psychoactive Agent
Psychoactive Agents
Psychoactive Drug
Psychoactive Drugs
Psychopharmaceutical
Psychopharmaceuticals
Psychotropic Drug



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