Sleep and Dreaming in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

  title={Sleep and Dreaming in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.},
  author={Katherine E Miller and Janeese A Brownlow and Steve Woodward and Philip R Gehrman},
  journal={Current psychiatry reports},
  volume={19 10},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Sleep disturbances are core features of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This review aims to characterize sleep disturbances, summarize the knowledge regarding the relationships between trauma exposure and sleep difficulties, and highlight empirically supported and/or utilized treatments for trauma-related nightmares and insomnia. RECENT FINDINGS Trauma-related nightmares and insomnia, and other sleep disorders, are frequently reported among trauma survivors. The roles… CONTINUE READING