25 06, 2018

Treating nightmare disorder in adults

2021-05-01T18:35:47+00:00June 25, 2018|Nightmares, Treatment & Therapy|

While nightmares occur frequently in children, they can be a problem for adults too. It’s common to have nightmares every once in a while, but if you suffer from nightmare disorder, you may have repeated occurrences of nightmares that cause distress or impairment. Approximately [...]

28 03, 2016

An emotional link between nightmares and suicide

2021-04-29T18:38:21+00:00March 28, 2016|Nightmares, PTSD, Suicide|

A new study shows that negative emotions may be one link between nightmares and suicidal thoughts. The study involved 91 people who had been through a traumatic event. They also had symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. Suicidal thoughts, plans or attempts were much more [...]

9 04, 2015

Depression and insomnia are linked to frequent nightmares

2021-04-29T18:38:20+00:00April 9, 2015|Depression, Insomnia, Mental Health (anxiety), Nightmares|

A new study suggests that depression and insomnia are the strongest risk factors for having frequent nightmares. The study involved 13,922 adults. They ranged in age from 25 to 74 years. All of the study subjects answered a series of questions about their health. [...]

11 09, 2013