Browsing: Sleep Psychology

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Sleep is one of the most important things we can do for our bodies and mental health. However, it can also be one of the most destructive things if we don’t get enough sleep. As people grow from teenagers into adulthood and as life gets busier and busier, it can be difficult to create a

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Dreams are a tricky mental game and can cause great joy and peace or a complete disaster. A bad dream can be a rough start to your entire day. Imagine waking up and remembering you are losing teeth in dreams. In the last year, 85% of adults report having a nightmare. Waking up in a

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What Are Dreams? A dream is a state of consciousness experienced in the REM sleep cycle and is said to be one of the mind’s primary ways to process and store information. An individual’s life experiences, beliefs, and values can influence dreams. Dreaming is a form of non-conscious processing that occurs when humans are in a

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Introduction Sleep is a fickle friend of humankind. While some of us have no trouble falling asleep as soon as our heads hit the pillow, there are those of us who also have real problems falling asleep. There are a variety of sleep disorders that have been studied and researched for decades, one of them

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Healthy adults should be getting seven to nine hours of sleep every night. However, if you’re frequently tossing and turning, dozing in and out of sleep, or constantly checking the clock, the thought of trying to go to sleep can spike your anxiety. You are not alone. 50 to 70 million Americans suffer from a

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Of all the research you could find on the internet about alcohol, not one of them is an easy-to-read or comprehensible piece of literature. If you want to learn what part of our brain is responsible for alcohol use and alcohol abuse, and addiction to illicit and prescription drugs, you should continue your read. Situated