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Posted by sprague on October 4, 2004

The Seattle Times: Health: Scientists find coffee really is addictive

quotes Roland Griffiths, professor of psychiatry and neuroscience at Johns Hopkins, who published the findings with his colleague, Laura Juliano, who teaches at American University. The study results are published in the October issue of the journal Psychopharmacology.

“Griffiths and Juliano assessed the validity of 66 studies on caffeine withdrawal over many decades. Fifty percent of people had headaches, and 13 percent had clinically significant distress or impairment of function.”


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