Having difficulty getting to sleep, in addition to ruminating about trauma experiences and other negative events before sleep, boosts the odds of sexual trauma survivors experiencing post-trauma nightmares.
Researchers propose a variety of therapeutic approaches and medications to help combat adult nightmare disorder.
Do you have recurring nightmares where you are being attacked, chased or falling? Researchers report your dreams may be a reflection of frustrations you experience in daily life.
A worsening of suicidal thoughts in young people has been linked to sleep disturbances. Participants of the new study who reported lots of variation of when they fall asleep also reported more incidences of insomnia and nightmares, which also lower the threshold for suicidal ideations.
A new study reports the relationship between suicidal thoughts and nightmares is mediated by feelings of defeat, entrapment and hopelessness.
According to a new study, nightmares and insomnia may elevate the risk of depression.