A case of acute suicidality following excessive caffeine intake.

@article{Szpak2012ACO,
  title={A case of acute suicidality following excessive caffeine intake.},
  author={Aleksandra Szpak and Danny Allen},
  journal={Journal of psychopharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 11},
  pages={1502-10}
}
Energy and stimulant drinks which contain caffeine provide enlivening effects, reduce fatigue and improve concentration and endurance. However, consumers may also experience physical and psychological side effects as a result of excessive consumption of caffeine within these drinks. Caffeine is known to exacerbate or induce some psychiatric conditions such as anxiety, panic attacks, psychosis and mania. Here we discuss a case of acute suicidality following sleep deprivation after the excessive… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 6 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS
9 Citations
14 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-9 of 9 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 14 references

Caffeine - induced psycho

  • GB Kaplan, DJ Greenblatt, BL Ehrenberg
  • CNS Spectr
  • 2009

EFSA adopts opinion on two ingredients commonly used in some energy drinks . Press release Feb 2009

  • S Ferré
  • 2009

An update in the mechanisms of the psychostimulant effects of caffeine

  • BB Fredholm, K Bättig, J Holmén, A Nehlig, EE Zvartau
  • J Neurochem
  • 2008

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…