of or relating to any of various substances used in the treatment of psychosis, especially schizophrenia, and acute or severe states of mania, depression, or paranoia.
Also called major tranquilizer, neuroleptic. any such substance, as the phenothiazines.
If not checked with antipsychotic medication, they become violent.
The Capgras Shift Sam Vaknin
The antipsychotic drugs, or neuroleptics, reduce the brain’s sensitivity to one or more of these chemical substances.
When You Don’t Know Where to Turn Steven J. Bartlett
preventing or treating psychosis
any antipsychotic drug, such as chlorpromazine: used to treat such conditions as schizophrenia
antipsychotic an·ti·psy·chot·ic (ān’tē-sī-kŏt’ĭk, ān’tī-)
Counteracting or diminishing the symptoms of a psychotic disorder such as schizophrenia, paranoia, or manic-depressive psychosis.
- Anti puritan
a member of a group of Protestants that arose in the 16th century within the Church of England, demanding the simplification of doctrine and worship, and greater strictness in religious discipline: during part of the 17th century the Puritans became a powerful political party. (lowercase) a person who is strict in moral or religious matters, […]
the principles and practices of the . (sometimes lowercase) extreme strictness in moral or religious matters, often to excess; rigid austerity. Contemporary Examples The Obamas have added to the angst with intimations of a new Puritanism in our dire future. But Can We Still Have Fun? Kathleen Parker January 18, 2009 Positive thinking is Puritanism […]
the antiparticle of a . noun the antiparticle of a quark antiquark (ān’tē-kwôrk’, ān’tī-) The antiparticle that corresponds to a quark.
an infectious disease of dogs, cats, and other animals, transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected animal and usually fatal if prophylactic treatment is not administered: caused by an RNA virus of the rhabdovirus group; hydrophobia. Contemporary Examples On a special episode of The Tyra Banks Show, Tyra dabbles in some dark comedy […]