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Modern Psychological Studies

Periodical Title

Modern Psychological Studies

Volume

18

Number

1

Page Numbers

pages 58-65

Department

Dept. of Psychology

Publisher

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Place of Publication

Chattanooga (Tenn.)

Date

2012

Abstract

This purpose of this paper is to review the literature on imagery as it relates to the treatment of nightmares as a symptom of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This paper introduces the dire need for nightmare related PTSD treatments. Furthermore, it describes why imagery exposure works, why it should be used to treat PTSD related nightmares, and this paper will introduce proposed further research that has been influenced by the literature reviewed

Subject

Psychology--Periodicals

Keyword

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; Nightmares; Treatment; REM Sleep

Discipline

Psychology

Document Type

articles

Extent

8 leaves

Language

English

Call Number

BF1 .M63 v. 18 no. 1 2012

Rights

Under copyright.

Included in

Psychology Commons

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