For the purposes of this review, the terms used to describe an individual's inability to control caffeine use despite negative physical or psychological consequences associated with continued use (i.e., caffeine dependence, Caffeine Dependence Syndrome, Caffeine Use Disorder, and caffeine addiction Cited by: 68.
But most of the research has been conducted on adults, not children. Caffeine can cause a number of unwanted side effects in both teens and adults. Some people are more sensitive to caffeine than others and just a small amount may produce unwanted effects. Here are the most common effects of caffeine consumption: Can Teens Develop Caffeine.
Background: Although caffeine is the most widely used mood-altering drug in the world, few studies have operationalized and characterized Diagnostic and Statistical Manual IV (DSM-IV) substance dependence criteria applied to caffeine.Methods: As a part of a nosological study of substance use disorders funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, we assessed caffeine use and dependence Cited by: 22.
Aug 09, 2013 · This Is How Your Brain Becomes Addicted to Caffeine Regular ingestion of the drug alters your brain’s chemical makeup, leading to fatigue, headaches and nausea if you try to quitAuthor: Joseph Stromberg.
May 10, 2016 · Caffeine does not create the type of life impairments that chronic meth use causes so in that way caffeine does not carry the same danger, but to say that it is not addictive is a stretch. The fact that caffeine works on dopamine in the brain, which can result in caffeine seeking behavior, is further evidence that it is addicting.