Effects of caffeine on anxiety and depression.


Normal persons were administered the Multiple Affect Adjective Checklist both before and one hour after double-blind administrations of 0 mg (n = 42), 150 mg (n 52), or 300 mg (n = 63) of caffeine per 45.36 kg of body weight and after controlling for caffeine tolerance. Caffeine was found to increase anxiety, depression, and hostility Findings are related to previous literature, and implications for future research are discussed

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@article{Veleber1984EffectsOC, title={Effects of caffeine on anxiety and depression.}, author={D M Veleber and Donald I . Templer}, journal={Journal of abnormal psychology}, year={1984}, volume={93 1}, pages={120-2} }