Neuropsychiatric effects of caffeine

@article{Winston2005NeuropsychiatricEO,
  title={Neuropsychiatric effects of caffeine},
  author={Anthony P Winston and Elizabeth Hardwick and Neema Jaberi},
  journal={Advances in Psychiatric Treatment},
  year={2005},
  volume={11},
  pages={432-439}
}
Psychiatrists rarely enquire about caffeine intake when assessing patients. This may lead to a failure to identify caffeine-related problems and offer appropriate interventions. Excessive caffeine ingestion leads to symptoms that overlap with those of many psychiatric disorders. Caffeine is implicated in the exacerbation of anxiety and sleep disorders, and people with eating disorders often misuse it. It antagonises adenosine receptors, which may potentiate dopaminergic activity and exacerbate… 
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