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Desensitization and related behavioral techniques. Post-traumatic stress disorder[ edit ] Reccurring post-traumatic stress disorder nightmares in which real traumas are re-experienced respond well to a technique called imagery rehearsal.
First described in the book Trauma and Dreams  by Harvard psychologist Deirdre Barrettthis contemporary dream interpretation involves dreamers coming up with alternative, mastery outcomes to the nightmares, mentally rehearsing those outcomes awake, and then reminding themselves at bedtime that they wish these alternate outcomes should the nightmares reoccur.
Research has found that this technique not only reduces the occurrence of nightmares and insomnia,  but also improves other daytime PTSD symptoms.
There have been multiple studies conducted under placebo-controlled conditions. Am J Psychiatry ; The first two sessions focus on how nightmares are closely connected to insomnia and how they become an independent symptom or disorder that warrants individually tailored and targeted intervention.
The last two sessions focus on the imagery system and how IRT can reshape and eliminate nightmares through a relatively straightforward process akin to cognitive restructuring via the human imagery system.
First, the patient is asked to select a nightmare, but for learning purposes the choice would not typically be one that causes a marked degree of distress.
Second, and most commonly, guidance is not provided on how to change the disturbing content of the dream; the specific instruction developed by Joseph Neidhardt is "change the nightmare anyway you wish" Neidhardt et al. In turn, this step creates a "new" or "different" dream, which may or may not be free of distressing elements.
Our instructions, unequivocally, do not make a suggestion to the patient to make the dream less distressing or more positive or to do anything other than "change the nightmare anyway you wish. While most treatments are meant for people who have a true disorder, the techniques discussed above will work well for any person dealing with nightmares.
One definition of "nightmare" is a dream which causes one to wake up in the middle of the sleep cycle and experience a negative emotion, such as fear.
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