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Descriptor English: Psychotropic Drugs
Descriptor Spanish: Psicotrópicos
Descriptor Portuguese: Psicotrópicos
Descriptor French: Psychoanaleptiques
Entry term(s): Agents, Psychoactive
Drugs, Psychoactive
Drugs, Psychotropic
Psychoactive Agents
Psychoactive Drugs
Psychopharmaceuticals
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: GEN or unspecified; prefer specific groups or specific drugs; relation to PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY: Manual 27.13
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: 2005/06/30
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) Agents, Psychoactive
Drugs, Psychoactive
Drugs, Psychotropic
Psychoactive Agents
Psychoactive Drugs
Psychopharmaceuticals



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