Month: May 2015

Treatments for Chronic Nightmares

Relatively few people have chronic nightmares (perhaps around 5%). Few people with nightmares consult a professional about them. Just how few is hard to tell, but Michael Schredl reported on a German study in 2013 that 8% of his sample

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Why Ruminating Delays Sleep. And How to Stop Ruminating at Bedtime

In this blog post, I examine one of the most common psychological reasons why people can’t fall asleep: Rumination. And I discuss what you can do about it. Ruminating means to persist in hashing out a concern in one’s head,

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