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Can lucid dreaming lead to psychological disease?

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Dr. R Sangal
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
7 doctors agree

In brief: Lucid dreams OK

Some people can have lucid dreams, most people cannot.
Lucid dream means one is aware one is dreaming, and can control the content to some extent. The dreams are vivid. Patients with narcolepsy are more likely to have vivid dreams as well as hypnagogic hallucinations (vivid dreaming before falling asleep or after waking up). Lucid dreams by themselves do not cause any other problems.

In brief: Lucid dreams OK

Some people can have lucid dreams, most people cannot.
Lucid dream means one is aware one is dreaming, and can control the content to some extent. The dreams are vivid. Patients with narcolepsy are more likely to have vivid dreams as well as hypnagogic hallucinations (vivid dreaming before falling asleep or after waking up). Lucid dreams by themselves do not cause any other problems.
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

There is no evidence that lucid dreaming can cause mental illness.

In brief: No

There is no evidence that lucid dreaming can cause mental illness.
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