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Psychopharmacology is the study of drug-induced changes in mood, sensation, thinking, and behavior.
Treatment with an anti-psychotic drug found to cause changes in metabolism earlier than expected

Treatment with an anti-psychotic drug found to cause changes in metabolism earlier than expected

Pycnogenol  improves memory of senior citizens

Pycnogenol improves memory of senior citizens

Stimulant treatment for ADHD has no effect on risk of future substance abuse

Stimulant treatment for ADHD has no effect on risk of future substance abuse

Psychotherapies are under-regulated in the UK, experts say

Psychotherapies are under-regulated in the UK, experts say

Brain processes aggression as a reward

Brain processes aggression as a reward

New psychiatric medication treatment guidelines for preschoolers

New psychiatric medication treatment guidelines for preschoolers

Europe to tackle brain disorder research by linking industry, academia

Europe to tackle brain disorder research by linking industry, academia

Interaction between nicotine and alcohol impacts learning

Interaction between nicotine and alcohol impacts learning

What's wrong with being shy?

What's wrong with being shy?

Antidepressant citalopram shows promise in treating symptoms of dementia

Antidepressant citalopram shows promise in treating symptoms of dementia

Antidepressant warnings linked to decreased prescription rates among children

Antidepressant warnings linked to decreased prescription rates among children

One in four Britons have mental health problems

One in four Britons have mental health problems

Tracing the path of depression

Tracing the path of depression

Study results on bifeprunox in patients with schizophrenia

Study results on bifeprunox in patients with schizophrenia

Feeling stressed? have a cuppa...then have another!

Feeling stressed? have a cuppa...then have another!

Nicotine shows potential medical benefits

Nicotine shows potential medical benefits

A high sugar content, low caffeine drink does not alleviate sleepiness but may worsen it

A high sugar content, low caffeine drink does not alleviate sleepiness but may worsen it

"Magic" mushrooms create profound mystical experience and change behaviour

"Magic" mushrooms create profound mystical experience and change behaviour

Hallucinogen in mushrooms creates mystical/spiritual experiences

Hallucinogen in mushrooms creates mystical/spiritual experiences

Combined pharmacotherapies and behavioral interventions for alcohol dependence

Combined pharmacotherapies and behavioral interventions for alcohol dependence