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Encyclopedia of Psychopharmacology

pp 36-36

Adverse Effect

  • Bankole A. JohnsonAffiliated withSection Behavioural Pharmacology, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College LondonDepartment of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, University of Virginia

Synonyms

Adverse reaction; Adverse side effect

Definition

An adverse event is a harmful effect that is the result of a medication or intervention.

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