1st Edition

Caffeine and Behavior: Current Views & Research Trends Current Views and Research Trends

Edited By B.S. Gupta, Uma Gupta Copyright 1999

    The psychobehavioral effects of caffeine on humans is analyzed in this book from an experimental approach.
    Caffeine and Behavior: Current Views and Research Trends is unique in its emphasis on empirical research and its inclusion of articles concerning the addictive potential of caffeine.
    Topics covered include addiction, neurotransmission

    The Role of Adenosine Receptors in the Central Action of Caffeine. Caffeine in the Modulation of Brain Function. Cerebral Energy Metabolism and Blood Flow: Useful Tools for the Understanding of the Behavioral Effects of Caffeine. Caffeine Effects on Locomotor and Reward Behavior. Behavioral Effects of Caffeine Coadministered With Nicotine, Benzodiazepines and Alcohol. Caffeine and Arousal: A Biobehavioral Theory of Physiological, Behavioral, and Emotional Effects. Is Caffeine a Drug of Dependence? Criteria and Comparisons. Caffeine Withdrawal. Caffeine, Caffeine Withdrawal and Performance Efficiency. The Association of Anxiety, Depression, and Headache With Caffeine Use. Caffeine, Impulsivity, and Performance. Behavioral Effects of Caffeine: The Role of Drug-Related Expectancies. Caffeine and Cognitive Performance: Effects on Mood or Mental Processing? Caffeine and Attention. Caffeine and Fatigue. The Subjective Effects of Caffeine: Bridging the Gap Between Animal and Human Research.

    Marketing Class Code: 1Q

    Shelving Guide: Neuroscience

    Category: Neuroscience


    Those in the fields of pharmacology, neuropharmacology, psychopharmacology, psychiatry and experimental clinical psychology.


    Uma Gupta, Ph.D. Department of Basic Principles - Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India; B.S. Gupta, Ph.D. Department of Psychology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India