Definition of psychopharmacological in English:

psychopharmacological

adjective

  • See psychopharmacology

    • ‘The consequences of an incorrect diagnostic decision can be costly for both the child and the clinician, particularly if the wrong psychopharmacological agent is administered.’
    • ‘Social psychiatry has not survived, and the overwhelming predominance of psychopharmacological treatments of mental illness leaves us much the poorer.’
    • ‘It may be possible to diminish traits like sensation-seeking, impulsivity, aggression and related emotional pain with the help of psychotherapeutic, psychopharmacological and/or neurofeedback treatment.’
    • ‘I have, however, developed a large part of my private practice centered on the assessment of challenging treatment failures: patients who have failed psychotherapy, numerous psychopharmacological interventions and managed care.’
    • ‘In summary, preliminary evidence suggests that psychopharmacological and electrophysiological approaches to the treatment of mood and behavioral disorders are not intrinsically contradictory.’

Pronunciation

psychopharmacological

/ˌsʌɪkəʊˌfɑːməkəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/