Nightmare Disorder Resources, Support and References

Nightmare Disorder Support Groups

There is no denying that a nightmare disorder can always be distressing to anyone who experiences it. The condition usually occurs in children, so parents should also be involved in the treatment and coping process of every individual with nightmare disorder. There are many online support groups that help everyone with a nightmare disorder, as well as their loved ones to cope with the condition more appropriately and help alleviate the distressing effect of nightmare disorder. Nightmare disorder is also sometimes associated with other forms of sleep disorders, which makes coping more difficult, especially when psychological illnesses are among the underlying factors that cause the nightmare disorder. Aside from the common forms of treatment, support groups play an important role to help individuals with nightmare disorder and other forms of sleep disorders to understand their condition and better obtain support from those who truly understand and experience the same condition they are currently experiencing.

I Have Nightmare Disorder

This is an online community for individuals who have nightmare disorder meant to provide support and advice among victims of this condition and their families and care givers. Members can share personal true stories about their experience, offer advice and support to each other.
Experience Project

Sleep Disorder Support Group

This is an online website for those who are experiencing different types of sleeping disorder.
Health Central

Nightmare Disorder Forum

This is a mental health support community for individuals with nightmare disorder including forums where members can interact and share their experiences.

Nightmare Disorder References

[BACK] - 1: “Nightmare Disorder” Disorder Information Sheet.

[BACK] - 2: ‘Nightmares”
Sleep Education

[BACK] - 3: “Nightmare Disorder” Encyclopedia of mental Disorder.
Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders

[BACK] - 4: “Nightmare Disorder Symptoms” PsychCentral.
Psych Central

[BACK] - 5: “Nightmare Disorder”

[BACK] - 6: “Nightmare Disorder Treatment”
Macalester College

[BACK] - 7: “Sleep Disturbances, Nightmares Common Among Suicide Attempters” Science Daily. January 2, 2007.

[BACK] - 8: “Nightmares Increase Risk for Further Suicide Attempts” Science Daily. February 6, 2009.

[BACK] - 9: “Research Shows That If One Identical Twin is Prey to Nightmares Often the Other Is Too”

[BACK] - 10: “Clinical Importance of Nightmare Disorder In Patients with Dissociative Disorder” Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences. Wiley Inter Science.
Wiley Online Library

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Nightmare Disorder Topics

Related Conditions

Dyssomnia – Difficulty to Go to Sleep, Difficulty to Remain Sleeping, Sleep Disorder, Primary Sleep Disorder
Hypersomnia – Recurrent Episodes of Daytime Sleepiness, Sleep Disorder, Frequent Daytime Napping, Anxiety, Disturbed Sleep
Narcolepsy – Dyssomnia, Excessive Daytime Sleepiness, Daytime Drowsiness, Insomnia, Drooping Eyelids, Lack of Sleep, Sleep Awakening
Parasomnia NOS – Sleep Disorder, Abnormal Movements, Sleep Awakening, Abnormal Sleep Pattern, Dreaming, Disturbed Emotion and Behavior
Sleep Terror Disorder – Sleep Terror Disorder, Extreme Terror, Difficulty to Wake Up, Emotional Fear, Parasomnia
Sleepwalking Disorder – Somnambulism, Parasomnia, Engaging in Activities While in a State of Sleep