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Psychotropic Drugs

"Psychotropic Drugs" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Psychotropic Drugs" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Psychotropic Drugs" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 489 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 30 publications in 2009 and 2015
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.