Main definitions of neuropsychopharmacology in US English:

: neuropsychopharmacology1neuropsychopharmacology2

neuropsychopharmacology1

noun

  • The scientific study of the action of drugs on the central nervous system and the consequent effects on the mind and behavior.

    ‘he turned to neuropsychopharmacology, ultimately focusing on treatment-resistant depression’

Origin

1950s: from neuro- + psychopharmacology.

Pronunciation

neuropsychopharmacology

/ˌn(y)o͝orōˌsīkōˌfärməˈkäləjē//ˌn(j)ʊroʊˌsaɪkoʊˌfɑrməˈkɑlədʒi/

Main definitions of neuropsychopharmacology in US English:

: neuropsychopharmacology1neuropsychopharmacology2

neuropsychopharmacology2

noun

  • The study of the action of drugs on the central nervous system, especially with reference to their effects on mind, mood, and behaviour.

Origin

1950s.

Pronunciation

neuropsychopharmacology

/ˌn(y)o͝orōˌsīkōˌfärməˈkäləjē//ˌn(j)ʊroʊˌsaɪkoʊˌfɑrməˈkɑlədʒi/