Ostracising caffeine from the pharmacological arsenal for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder – was this a correct decision? A literature review

@article{Ioannidis2014OstracisingCF,
  title={Ostracising caffeine from the pharmacological arsenal for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder – was this a correct decision? A literature review},
  author={Konstantinos Ioannidis and Samuel R. Chamberlain and Ulrich M{\"u}ller},
  journal={Journal of Psychopharmacology},
  year={2014},
  volume={28},
  pages={830 - 836}
}
Caffeine is one of the most widespread psychotropic substances in the world. It exerts multiple effects on the brain including adenosine receptor antagonism, and thereby has been found to modulate aspects of cognition, including attention, in animal models and in healthy human volunteers. This review considers what is known of the effects of caffeine on symptoms and cognitive functions in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a prototypical disorder of cognitive dysfunction. We… 
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