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Psychopharmacology is the study of drug-induced changes in mood, sensation, thinking, and behavior.
Man takes 40,000 ecstasy pills in nine years

Man takes 40,000 ecstasy pills in nine years

Majority of young people with ADHD use their medications appropriately

Majority of young people with ADHD use their medications appropriately

Concerta used to treat ADHD may be less likely to be abused than other stimulant drugs

Concerta used to treat ADHD may be less likely to be abused than other stimulant drugs

Genetics plays a role in drug-seeking behavior

Genetics plays a role in drug-seeking behavior

Bipolar disorder more common in teenage psychiatric patients

Bipolar disorder more common in teenage psychiatric patients

Methylphenidate may be effective in treating autism

Methylphenidate may be effective in treating autism

Methylphenidate shows promise for hyperactivity associated with autism

Methylphenidate shows promise for hyperactivity associated with autism

Concerta, a once-daily form of the drug methylphenidate, successfully controlled ADHD symptoms

Concerta, a once-daily form of the drug methylphenidate, successfully controlled ADHD symptoms

Study results counters the popular belief that nicotine exposure curbs appetite

Study results counters the popular belief that nicotine exposure curbs appetite

Seroquel (quetiapine), may be an effective treatment option for patients with schizophrenia

Seroquel (quetiapine), may be an effective treatment option for patients with schizophrenia

Chemicals in Cannabis may help mentally ill

Chemicals in Cannabis may help mentally ill

University of Exeter researchers discover a stroll could help break your smoking habit

University of Exeter researchers discover a stroll could help break your smoking habit

ADHD costs U.S. nearly $77 billion each year

ADHD costs U.S. nearly $77 billion each year

Combining behavior modification therapy with medication is the most effective way to improve the behavior of many ADHD children

Combining behavior modification therapy with medication is the most effective way to improve the behavior of many ADHD children

Research is first to test effectiveness of a new patch for treating ADHD

Research is first to test effectiveness of a new patch for treating ADHD

Adding a commonly used dietary supplement to antidepressants may improve treatment

Adding a commonly used dietary supplement to antidepressants may improve treatment

As little as one standard cup of coffee a day can produce caffeine addiction

As little as one standard cup of coffee a day can produce caffeine addiction

FDA proposal on antidepressants is premature and may be counterproductive

FDA proposal on antidepressants is premature and may be counterproductive

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder costs the U.S. $77 billion each year

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder costs the U.S. $77 billion each year

Adrenaline packs a powerful punch in the use of antidepressants

Adrenaline packs a powerful punch in the use of antidepressants