Prevalence of Nightmare Disorder in Psychiatric Outpatients

  title={Prevalence of Nightmare Disorder in Psychiatric Outpatients},
  author={Marijke L Swart and Annette M. van Schagen and Jaap Lancee and Jan van den Bout},
  journal={Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics},
  pages={267 - 268}
DSM-IV-TR classification; the classification with the most severe symptoms was designated as the ‘primary diagnosis’. None of the patients had a DSM-IV-TR classification of nightmare disorder. We included PTSD as a separate group because of its known association with nightmares [1, 2] . Patients with a psychotic disorder had a disproportionately low response rate (19%) and were excluded from the analyses. The final sample of 498 patients had a mean age of 36.0 8 11.8 and consisted of 359 (72.1… 

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