Main definitions of neuropsychopharmacology in US English:

: neuropsychopharmacology1neuropsychopharmacology2

neuropsychopharmacology1

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.

Main definitions of neuropsychopharmacology in US English:

: neuropsychopharmacology1neuropsychopharmacology2

neuropsychopharmacology2

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.