Translation of psychoactive in Spanish:


psicoactivo, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌsaɪkoʊˈæktɪv//sʌɪkəʊˈaktɪv/



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    (drug) psicoactivo
    • Weaver expresses concern that concomitant depression and use of psychoactive drugs might have influenced the results, given the large percentage of suicide attempts in our cohort of patients.
    • In this study, opioids, other psychoactive medications and dehydration were the most frequent causes of reversible delirium.
    • Many smokers, however, find it impossible to quit, even with help, because of their dependence on nicotine, which is a highly addictive psychoactive drug.
    • Illicit psychoactive drugs agitate minds and arouse passions even among non-users.
    • Most ambulatory patients with alcohol dependence can be detoxified quickly and safely without the use of psychoactive drugs.