A survey of physician advice about caffeine

John R. Hughes, Geri Amori, Dorothy K. Hatsukami

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Abstract

Six hundred and ninety-seven medical specialists were surveyed to determine whether there is any consensus on the harmful effects of caffeine. More than 75% of the specialists recommended reduction in caffeine in patients with anxiety, arrhythmias, esophagitis/hiatal hernia, fibrocystic disease, insomnia, palpitations, and tachycardia.**This research was funded by a Research Scientist Development Award (DA-00109) from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. This article was presented at the annual meeting of the Committee on Problems of Drug Dependence, Philadelphia, June 15-16, 1987.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)67-70
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of substance abuse
Volume1
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1988

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Three sets of medical specialists were surveyed. Medical specialties were chosen based on the most common disorders associated with caffeine use (Council This research was funded by a Research Scientist Development Award (DA-00109) from the National Institute on Drug ~buse. This article was presented at the annual meeting of the Committee on Problems of Drug Dependence, Philadelphia, june 15-16, 1987. Correspondence and requests for reprints should be sent to John R. tIughes, Human Behavioral Pharmacology Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, 1 South Prospect Street,2Burlington, VT 05101.

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Copyright 2014 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.

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