A review of the current nomenclature for psychotropic agents and an introduction to the Neuroscience-based Nomenclature.

@article{Zohar2015ARO,
  title={A review of the current nomenclature for psychotropic agents and an introduction to the Neuroscience-based Nomenclature.},
  author={Joseph Zohar and Stephen M. Stahl and H D Moller and Pierre Blier and David Jerome Kupfer and Shigeto Yamawaki and Hiroyuki Uchida and Michael Spedding and Guy M. Goodwin and David J. Nutt},
  journal={European neuropsychopharmacology : the journal of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology},
  year={2015},
  volume={25 12},
  pages={2318-25}
}
Neuroscience based Nomenclature (NbN) is a new system of classifying psychotropic drugs by their pharmacological profile. The NbN was developed to replace the current indication-based nomenclature and to provide an up-to-date and more useful framework to better inform pharmacological decisions. NbN provides updated relevant and specific scientific, regulatory and clinical information, aiming to support rational and lucid prescribing. This pharmacologically driven nomenclature, which highlights… CONTINUE READING
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