Type of medication or agent used to treat mental disorders and psychosis also called antipsychotics. Classic neuroleptics are the older generation of neuroleptics also typical antipsychotics whereas newer neuroleptics are called atypical antipsychotics.
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an antipsychotic drug
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Neuroleptic: A term that refers to the effects of antipsychotic drugs on a patient, especially on his or her cognition and behavior. Neuroleptic drugs may produce a state of apathy, lack of initiative and limited range of emotion. In psychotic patients, neuroleptic drugs cause a reduction in confusi...
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<pharmacology> A term coined to refer to the effects on cognition and behaviour of antipsychotic drugs, which produce a state of apathy, lack of initiative and limited range of emotion and in psychotic patients cause a reduction in confusion and agitation and normalisation of psychomotor activ...
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(noor″o-lep´tik) producing a state of apathy, lack of initiative, and limited range of emotion, and a reduction in confusion and agitation in psychotic patients. a type of antipsychotic agent that causes these effects.
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(neuro- + Gr. lpsis a taking hold, a seizure) a term coined to refer to the effects on cognition and behaviour of antipsychotic drugs, which produce a state of apathy, lack of initiative, and limited range of emotion and in psychotic patients cause a reduction in confusion and agitation and normaliz...
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neuroleptic 1. A drug that is useful in the treatment of mental disorders, especially psychoses. 2. A reference to the actions of such a drug.
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A neuroleptic drug is a major tranquillizer used in the treatment of psychosis. It works by reducing the intensity of the nerve functions.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: nū′rō-lep′tik Definitions: 1. Any of a class of psychotropic drugs used to treat psychosis, particularly schizophrenia; includes the phenothiazine, thioxanthene, and butyrophenone derivates and the dihydroindolones. Synonyms: neuroleptic agent
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1) Antianxiety agent 2) Antipsychotic 3) Antipsychotic agent 4) Antipsychotic drug 5) Ataractic 6) Ataractic agent 7) Ataractic drug 8) Major tranquilizer 9) Major tranquilliser 10) Major tranquillizer 11) Neuroleptic agent...
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