Tagged: Panic disorder

Arousal and Behavior: Biopsychological Effects of Caffeine

INTRODUCTION The biobehavioral effects of caffeine on psychological functioning and behavior are mediated by underlying genetic mechanisms and their neurophysiological expressions. Primarily by blocking adenosine A2A receptors, caffeine affects cognitive and psychomotor functions and...

Anxiety Diet – Avoid Caffeine, Alcohol, and Nicotine

Some people are more sensitive to caffeine and experience adverse reactions, including increased anxiety, nervousness, and sleep problems. And even if caffeine doesn’t make you feel anxious, I encourage you to consider its other...

Drugs for Treating Anxiety Disorders

Drugs that are used to relieve anxiety are called anxiolytics. Many belong to the class of sedative-hypnotics, which is part of a still larger category, the CNS depressants. CNS depressants include the barbiturates, the benzodiazepines, and alcohol. All of...