Caffeine Addiction & Craving Article Pdf 2022

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Table of ContentsRESEARCH SUMMARY...............................................................................................................1Background of the study..............................................................................................................1Aim of the study...........................................................................................................................2Research methods used to address aim/question.........................................................................2Results of the study......................................................................................................................3Conclusion...................................................................................................................................4REFERENCES................................................................................................................................5
RESEARCH SUMMARYBackground of the study Craving simply means a strong or powerful feeling that indicates an intense desire in anindividual to consume something. It is a motivational aspect that is different from hunger andencourages a person to intake a specific substance. Although number of studies has conducted inthe earlier period to investigate craving for cigarettes, food and other illicit substance i.e. alcohol,tobacco, drinks etc and reported that craving have negative impact on the working memory,however, the selected article had investigate the visual & olfactory imagery tasks that surpassescoffee craving among people. Cognitive model reflects that sensory images comes at the core ofthe craving feeling and experiences among people and Elaborated Intrusion (EI) modeldemonstrates that the desire of intake something comes from intrusive thoughts that motivatesperson to enrich & consume the substance. Consumption of the substances provides pleasure andsatisfaction to the individual, however, its ultimate effect is distressful because it intensity theawareness that if the acquisition of the substance will be delayed then they cannot satisfy theirneed. Such desire-based imagery results in limited resources of working memory and interferecognitive demand that will satisfy such resource requirements in an individual. In light of EI theory, it has been predicted that all those activities that demand working onmemory conversely impacts the feeling of powerful desire-thoughts which in turn minimizecraving. Previous studies based on food and cigarette craving reported that olfactory, visual &gustatory images are the central of craving experience with less auditory and tactile images andin EI theory, such primary activities minimizes the strong desire of consumption of differentsubstances. The selected article had investigated the same paradigm in respect of craving forcaffeinated items and beverages like coffee and others. Although these consumption habits arenot pathological still, its habitual use can have various consequences on the health i.e. bloodpressure, stress, anxiety, insomnia, stress, physical dependencies and maximize the possibility ofcardiovascular diseases. Once it becomes habitual, it proven really tough to reduce or quitexcessive intake of coffee and other caffeinated products just due to craving because if anindividual will not use such substance then it will result in headache, cognitive decline,depression, fatigue & other health hazards. Although gradual reduction in intake of caffeine has1

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