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Dreams and Psychosis A New Look at an Old Hypothesis

  title={Dreams and Psychosis A New Look at an Old Hypothesis},
  author={C. Mccreery},
Enactive or inactive? Cranially envatted dream experience and the extended conscious mind
When we dream, it is often assumed, we are isolated from the external environment. It is also commonly believed that dreams can be, at times, accurate, convincing replicas of waking experience. HereExpand
What links schizophrenia and dreaming? Common phenomenological and neurobiological features of schizophrenia and REM sleep
Summary Aim. The aim of this theoretical study is to present common phenomenological and neurobiological features of schizophrenia and REM sleep. Results . A review of professional literature wasExpand
The cognitive antecedents of psychosis-like (anomalous) experiences: variance within a stratified quota sample of the general population
In the general population, psychosis-like experiences have been extensively studied under the psychometric rubric of schizotypy (psychosis-proneness). As such, Phase 1 of this thesis aimed to assessExpand
Computational models of the “active self” and its disturbances in schizophrenia
How and why embodied robotic systems provide a valuable tool in psychiatry to assess, validate, and simulate mechanisms of self-disorders and can provide essential insights to the formation of the self and new avenues in the treatment of psychiatric disorders are described. Expand


The psychology of schizophrenia
Regularly occurring periods of eye motility, and concomitant phenomena, during sleep.
A method of gravimetric planimetry by standard photographs offers a means to study the course of surface wounds more accurately than by clinical observation or by the pictorial record alone. Expand
A study of hallucination in normal subjects—I. Self-report data
Abstract A group of 20 subjects who reported previously experiencing at least one ‘out-of-the-body’ experience (OBE) and a group of 20 matched controls attempted to induce OBEs in the laboratoryExpand
A 23-year longitudinal study of 208 schizophrenics and impressions in regard to the nature of schizophrenia
I HAVE been asked to present to you in the short space of 45 minutes, first, some of the results of my research work with schizophrenics, and, secondly, my purely personal ideas with regard to theExpand
A preliminary study of the personality of the nightmare sufferer: relationship to schizophrenia and creativity?
Through psychiatric interviews and psychological tests the authors studied 38 adults who reported experiencing at least one nightmare per week. Nearly all of the subjects had a lifelong history ofExpand
Lucid Dreaming: The Paradox of Consciousness During Sleep
1. Definition, Illustrations and Historial Backgroung 2. Lucid and Non-Lucid Dreams Compared 3. The Pre-lucid State 4. Perceptual Qualities of Lucid Dreams 5. Memory, Intellect and Emotional QualityExpand
Healthy schizotypy: the case of out-of-the-body experiences
Abstract The present study tested the hypothesis that a group of normal subjects reporting at least one hallucinatory experience (an ‘out-of-the-body’ experience or OBE) could score highly on one ofExpand
Shifts Along the Alert‐Repose Continuum During Remission of Catatonic "Stupor" with Amobarbital
The relationship between them suggests that a psychological state of alertness is present at the time the behavioral syndrome of catatonic "stupor" is apparent, and that remission is related (at least temporarily) to a decrease in alertness. Expand
Latent inhibition and “psychotic proneness” in normal subjects
Abstract Fifty-three normal subjects with no history of psychiatric disorders were tested on an auditory task for the measurement of latent inhibition, i.e. the ability to ignore stimuli previouslyExpand
Experimental studies of rhythm, anxiety and cerebral vigilance.
  • I. Oswald
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of mental science
  • 1959
The experimental results were related to those of Pavlov, to the phenomena of animal “inhibitory experimental ncuroses” and “animal hypnosis”, and to comparable human responses. Expand