caffeine withdrawal syndrome

A symptom complex associated with cessation of caffeine consumption, which is a defining criterion for the caffeine dependence syndrome
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caffeine withdrawal syndrome

A complex associated with cessation of caffeine consumption; CWS is a defining criterion for the caffeine dependence syndrome Clinical Headache, lethargy, muscle pain or stiffness, ↓ performance, dysphoric mood changes–eg, depression, ±N&V. See Caffeine, Caffeine-dependence syndrome, Coffee.
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