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What are psychotropic drugs?

They are medications used to treat various psychatric conditions, such as depression, bipolar disorder, psychotic disorders, eating disorders, and addictions, among others, as (MORE)
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What was the first psychotropic drug?

The first psychotropic drugs were those which were found in nature,  long before humans manufactured them in labs. They include alcohol,  tobacco, opium, coca leaves, peyote (MORE)

When was the word psychotropic invented?

The word psychotropic was invented in the year 1956, from psycho- +  Greek -tropos "turning," from trepein (see trope). Hence, what  "turns" the mind.
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What is the negative effect of psychotropic drugs?

There can be side effects, such as nausea, sedation, and others - but this depends on the type of psychotropic medication. As always, the benefits should outweigh the risks, f (MORE)

Is Seroquel a psychotropic?

Yes. Seroquel is a quetiapine tablets and extended-release (long-acting) tablets are used to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia.
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What are the 4 classes of psychotropic medication?

There are more than four classes of psychotropic medication: 1) Antidepressants (SSRIs, SNRIs, TCAs, MAOIs, and others) 2) Mood Stabilizers (Lithium, Anticonvulsant clas (MORE)
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What are some different examples of psychotropics?

There are three categories of Psychotropics - Antipsychotic Medication, Antidepressants and Antianxiety Drugs. Antipsychotic Medication generally treat symptoms of hallucinat (MORE)