A 22-year-old female asked:
i had an extremely disturbing dream when i dozed off on the sofa for about an hour. what kind of things affects dreams?
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Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Dreams: We have 2 types of dreams. Day residue dreams are the most common and help us blow off steam/frustration, etc. Like a pressure cooker venting. Recurring or very vivid or emotional dreams may be a message for us, e.g., slow down, make a decision, be careful w/that person. We all have our own dream dictionary w/in. Dream groups are interesting and enjoyable if you can find one.
Last updated Dec 8, 2017
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