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Caffeine abstention in the management of anxiety disorders.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2727208     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Caffeine toxicity remains a rarely reported condition, which may mimic anxiety disorders. Anxiety disorder patients do not consume toxic amounts of caffeine. However, increased sensitivity to caffeine in these patients has been suggested as contributing to their symptoms. Six cases of anxiety disorder are presented who improved with only caffeine abstention, and remained well for at least a six-month follow-up period.
M S Bruce; M Lader
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Psychological medicine     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0033-2917     ISO Abbreviation:  Psychol Med     Publication Date:  1989 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-06-28     Completed Date:  1989-06-28     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1254142     Medline TA:  Psychol Med     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  211-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, London.
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MeSH Terms
Anxiety Disorders / chemically induced*,  rehabilitation
Arousal / drug effects
Caffeine / administration & dosage,  adverse effects*
Dose-Response Relationship, Drug
Follow-Up Studies
Panic / drug effects
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