News tagged with nightmares
A nightmare is an unpleasant dream that can cause a strong negative emotional response from the mind, typically fear or horror, but also despair, anxiety and great sadness. The dream may contain situations of danger, discomfort, psychological or physical terror. Sufferers usually awaken in a state of distress and may be unable to return to sleep for a prolonged period of time.
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This could give you nightmares: 1 in 24 U.S. adults say they recently fell asleep while driving.
Health Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Nightmares are common in children and upsetting for both youngsters and parents, but there are some things you can do to manage and prevent them, an expert says.
Health Oct 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The stress of readjusting to civilian life is a major reason some U.S. soldiers seek treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder, a new study finds.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- There's more evidence that watching violent or age-inappropriate images on TV, in movies or on computers can significantly disrupt children's sleep.
Pediatrics Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
When violence shatters a child's world, the torment can continue into their sleep, according to researchers in Cleveland. The impact is measurable and affected by the severity of the violence, and the effects can last over ...
Health Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mayo Clinic researchers this week will announce the use of the blood pressure drug prazosin as an effective treatment to curb post- traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)-related nightmares.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A Florida State University clinical psychologist has identified factors that could cause some women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to have chronic, persistent symptoms while others recover naturally over time.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Patients suffering REM sleep behaviour disorders dream nightmares in which they are attacked and pursued, with the particularity that they express them by screaming, crying, punching and kicking while sleeping. Lancet Neurology ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Jul 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |