Definitions for "Antipsychotic drugs"
Drugs which help counteract or reverse psychosis, a disturbance in thought processing and behavior leading to a loss of contact with reality. Amygdala An almond-shaped part the brain structure involved in regulating emotion, and it may also play a role in the association of memories.
psychoactive drugs, commonly known as major tranquilizers, that are used to treat schizophrenia. 542
See atypical antipsychotics, classical antipsychotics.