a “dopamine blocker”...a more actionable target (Neuroscience)


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Does "call an 'antidepressant' a 'selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor' or an 'antipsychotic' a 'dopamine blocker'" refer to "call an 'antidepressant' a 'selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor' or call an 'antipsychotic' a 'dopamine blocker'"?

Well it is a simple omission question yet your confirmation will enhance my English sense.

Thanks in advance

Because our broad drug categories like “antidepressants” and “antipsychotics” act on a variety of physiological processes, this adds another layer of imprecision to our treatment plans. Far better to call an “antidepressant” a “selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor” or an “antipsychotic” a “dopamine blocker,” because it describes a more actionable target.

-Scientific American

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