Psychopharmacology is the scientific study of the effects drugs have on mood, sensation, thinking, and behavior. It is distinguished from neuropsychopharmacology, which emphasizes the correlation between drug-induced changes in the functioning of cells in the nervous system and changes in consciousness and behavior. The field of psychopharmacology studies a wide range of substances with various types of psychoactive properties, focusing primarily on the chemical interactions with the brain.
Related Journals of Psychopharmacology
Journal of Psychopharmacology, Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, The British Association for Psychopharmacology, Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology,