Encyclopedia of Sleep and Dreams: The Evolution, Function, Nature, and Mysteries of Slumber

Editor/Author Barrett, Deirdre and McNamara, Patrick
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Greenwood

Single-User Purchase Price: $191.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $286.50
ISBN: 978-0-31-338664-0
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 59
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This fascinating reference covers the major topics concerning dreaming and sleep, based on the latest empirical evidence from sleep research as well as drawn from a broad range of dream-related interdisciplinary contexts, including history and anthropology.

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Table of Contents

  • Guide to Related Topics
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • VOLUME 1: A–L: Encyclopedia of Sleep and Dreams
  • A
  • Aboriginal Australia: Dreams and “the Dreaming”
  • Achuar
  • Actigraphy and Sleep
  • Activation Synthesis Hypothesis of Dreaming
  • Acute Sleep Deprivation
  • Adolescent Cell Phone Use and Sleep
  • Adolescent Dreams
  • Adolescent Sleep, the Electroencephalogram, and Brain Development
  • Adopted Women's Dreams
  • African American Dream Beliefs and Practices
  • Aging and Dreams
  • Alcohol and Sleep
  • Alexithymia and Sleep
  • Alexithymia in Renal Disease
  • Ancient Dream Theories
  • Ancient Egypt and Dreams
  • Ancient Greek Dream Beliefs
  • Animal Figures in Dreams
  • Animation and the Dream
  • Anthropology and Dreams
  • Anthropology of Sleep
  • Antiquity and Dreams
  • Antrobus's (1983) Word Information Count (WIC)
  • Art Therapy and Dreams
  • Asian Americans and Dreamwork
  • Asklepieia and Asklepian Rites
  • Attention Deficit with Hyperactivity: Dreaming in Children with ADHD
  • Awake, Frozen with the Most Awful Fears, but Also Asleep
  • Awakenings Protocol
  • B
  • Basics of Sleep Recordings
  • Bedouin Dream Traditions
  • Belief in Dream Relevance and the Continuity Hypothesis
  • Bible and Dreams: Luther and Calvin, The
  • Big Dreams
  • Bizarre Imagery and Thought in Sleep and Waking
  • Body Dreamwork
  • Brain Correlates to Lucidity
  • Brain Damage: Effects on Dreams
  • Brain Energy, Metabolism, and Sleep
  • Brain Mechanisms of Vision in Dreams
  • Brief History of Sleep Medicine
  • C
  • Cancer Patients and Dreamwork
  • Central Image (of the Dream)
  • Characters in Dreams
  • Children's Dreams and Nightmares
  • Chinese Sex Symbols in Dreams
  • Chronotype
  • Church Dream Groups
  • Cinema and Dreams
  • Circadian Rhythms
  • Clinical Aspects of Nightmares
  • Cognitive Approach to Dreaming
  • Cognitive Expertise and Dreams
  • Cognitive Theory of Dream Meaning, A
  • Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, and Dreaming
  • Color in Dreams
  • Comics and Dreams
  • Comorbidity between Epilepsy and Sleep Disorders
  • Comparative Sleep Databases
  • Comparative Sleep Regulation
  • Conceptions of Dreaming in the Western Desert of Australia
  • Connection between Dreams and Mood, The
  • Consciousness in Dreams
  • Contemporary Theory of Dreaming, The
  • Content Analysis of Dreams: Basic Principles
  • Continuity Hypothesis and Colors in Dreams
  • Continuity Hypothesis of Dreaming
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Convergent Evolution of REM Sleep in Mammals and Birds
  • Cortical EEG Oscillations, Local Sleep, and Dream Recall
  • Co-Sleeping
  • Costly Signaling Theory
  • Counterfactuals in Dreams
  • Creative Problem Solving in Dreams
  • Cross-Cultural Approaches to Dreams
  • Cultural Dimensions of Sleep
  • Cultural Diversity and Dreaming
  • D
  • Definition of Sleep
  • Delusions and the Classification of Typical Dreams
  • Depictions of Dreams
  • Depression and Dreaming
  • Depression in Patients with Kidney Disease
  • Depth of Sleep
  • Development and Initial Validation of the Iowa Sleep Disturbances Inventory
  • Disconnection from the External Environment during Dreaming
  • Discovery of REM Sleep
  • Dissociated States of Being and Agrypnia Excitata
  • Distinctive Dream Content Associated with REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Disturbed Sleep and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Dream Interview: A Client-Defined, Metaphor-Based Interpretation
  • Dream Sharing as Social Interaction
  • DreamBank.net: An Online Archive for Studying Dream Content
  • Dreaming: The Journal of the Association for the Study of Dreams
  • Dream-Lag Effect
  • Dreamwork in Counseling
  • Dynamic Structure of Reptilian EEG versus Mammalian Sleep EEG
  • E
  • Ecstasy (MDMA) Use and Sleep Problems
  • Effect of Dreams on Waking Life
  • Effect of Medications on Sleep and Dreaming
  • Effects of Blindness and Deafness on Dream Content
  • Effects of Work on Sleep
  • Electromagnetic Fields of Mobile Telephones and Sleep Parameters
  • Embodied Imagination
  • Emotional Responses to Nightmares
  • Endocrinology of Sleep
  • Endometriosis and Dreams
  • ESP in Dreams
  • Evaluation of Tonsils in Patients with Sleep Apnea
  • Evolution of Reptilian Sleep
  • Evolutionary Approaches to Sleep
  • Evolutionary Psychology Theories of Dreams
  • Existential Dreams
  • External Sensory Stimulation as a Technique to Study Dreaming
  • F
  • False Awakenings
  • Family Unconscious in Dreams
  • Fantasy Literature and Dreams
  • Fetal Sleep
  • Fetal Yawning
  • Flying Dreams
  • Flying in Dreams: The Power of the Image
  • Fornari, Franco
  • Freud, Sigmund
  • Freud's Approach to Dreams
  • Functional Neuroimaging during Human Sleep
  • Functional Theories of Dreaming
  • G
  • Gender Differences in Dreaming
  • Genetics and Epigenetics of Sleep
  • Genetics of Mouse Sleep Physiology
  • Gestalt Dreamwork
  • Graphic Novels and Dreams
  • Group Work with Dreams
  • H
  • Hall and Van de Castle System for the Study of Dream Content
  • Handedness: A New Look at the Effects on Dream Recall and Content
  • Healing and Dreams
  • Hill Dream Model
  • Hypnagogic Imagery
  • Hypocretin Gene Transfer in Mice Models of Narcolepsy
  • Hypothalamo–Pituitary–Adrenocortical (HPA) System and Sleep
  • Hypothalamo–Pituitary–Somatotrophic (HPS) System and Sleep
  • I
  • Illness and Dreams
  • Illusory Contents in Dreams
  • Impactful Dreams
  • Importance of Sleep Health for Children
  • Increasing Sleep Complaints
  • Incubation of Dreams
  • Incubus/Succubus
  • Infant Sleep and Parenting
  • Infant Sleep Interventions
  • Insomnia in Chronic Renal Failure
  • International Association for the Study of Dreams
  • Intersubjective Dreams
  • Intuition in Dreams
  • Involuntary Nature of Dreaming
  • Islam and Dreams
  • Isolated Sleep Paralysis
  • Istikhara: Islamic Dream Incubation
  • J
  • Journaling of Dreams
  • Jung's Dream Theory
  • Jung's The Red Book
  • Jung's Transcendent Function: Neurological Support
  • K
  • Kleine–Levin Syndrome
  • L
  • Leading Dream Groups
  • Literature and Dreams
  • Little Dreams
  • Logical Structure of Dreams and Their Relation to Reality
  • Lucid Dreaming
  • Lucid Dreaming in Sports
  • Lucid Dreaming Therapy for Nightmares
  • Lucid Nightmares
  • VOLUME 2: M–Y Encyclopedia of Sleep and Dreams
  • M
  • Meaning of Dreams via Dream Interpretation
  • Media Use and Nightmares
  • Media Use and Sleep in Children and Adolescents
  • Medications Altering Dreaming
  • Medieval Hagiography and Dreams
  • Melatonin Therapy for the Sleep Disorders of Children
  • Methodological Challenges in the Scientific Study of Dreams
  • Middle Ages and Dreams
  • Mugwort: A Dream-Stimulating Herb
  • Music and Dreams
  • N
  • Naps
  • Narcolepsy and Dreaming
  • Narcolepsy and Sleep Paralysis, Hypnopompic/Hypnagogic Hallucinations
  • Narcolepsy Symptoms, Abnormal REM Sleep, and Hypocretin Deficiency
  • Native American Dreams
  • Neural Metaphor and Dreams
  • Neuroanatomical Correlates of Dream Censorship
  • Neuroanatomical Correlates of Dreamwork
  • Neuroanatomy of Dreams
  • Neuroanatomy of REM Sleep and Depression
  • Neurobiology of Psychoanalysis in Wake and REM Sleep
  • Neurofeedback forSleep Problems
  • Neuropsychology of Lost Dream Recall
  • Nightly Sleep Duration and Mortality: The Story of a U-Shaped Relationship
  • Nightmare Content in Adults
  • Nightmares
  • O
  • Objective and Subjective Dreams
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, Metabolism, and Hormones
  • Olfactory Stimuli and Dreams
  • Overgeneral Memories
  • P
  • Parapsychology and Dreams
  • Parasomnias and Nocturnal Frontal Lobe Epilepsy
  • Partial Sleep Deprivation
  • Phasic Ponto–Geniculo–Occipital/Pontine Wave (PGO/P-Wave)
  • Philosophy of Mind and Dream Characters
  • Photography and Dreams
  • Phylogenetic Comparative Methods and Sleep
  • Phylogeny of Sleep
  • Phylogeny of Sleep Database
  • Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index
  • Play and the Dream
  • Poetry and Dreams
  • Portable Monitoring of Sleep
  • Precognitive Dreaming
  • Prefrontal Cortex in Dreaming
  • Pregnancy Dreams
  • Primary Disorders of Hypersomnolence and Dreams
  • Psychiatric Diagnosis and Dreams
  • Q
  • Quaker Culture and Dreams
  • Quality of Life and Sleep Disorders in Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Qur'an and Dreams
  • R
  • Rapid Eye Movement Sleep in Critically Ill Patients
  • Recall of Dreams
  • Regulation of Sleep and Wake Systems
  • Religion and Dreams
  • REM–NREM Dream Content Specializations
  • REM Sleep across the Lifespan
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • REM Sleep Properties
  • REM Sleep Properties as Neurobiological Endophenotypes of Schizophrenia
  • REM Sleep-Related Motor Paralysis
  • Reverse Learning Theory
  • Role of Subcortical Structures in Dreaming
  • S
  • Safety in Dream Groups
  • School of Metaphysics Approaches to Dream Incubation
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder in Sleep
  • Self-Assessment Tools of Circadian Typology in Children, Adolescents, and Adults
  • Self-Consciousness and Dreaming
  • Self in Dreams, The
  • Self-Organization from Chaos in Dreams
  • Selfscape Dreams
  • Serotonin in the Regulation of REM Sleep
  • Sexual Dreams: Meaning and Practical Insight
  • Shakespeare and Dreams
  • Shamanism and Dreams
  • Short Sleep
  • Significance of Dreams in Western Australian Desert Aboriginal Worldview
  • Sleep and Arthritis
  • Sleep and Bird Songs
  • Sleep and Brain Networks
  • Sleep and Cardiometabolic Risk
  • Sleep and Culture
  • Sleep and Dreams in Psychiatric Disorders and Autism
  • Sleep and Dreams in Western Antiquity
  • Sleep and Evolution of Detailed Focal Vision
  • Sleep and Growth Hormone Release
  • Sleep and Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Sleep and Obesity
  • Sleep and Shift Work
  • Sleep and Suicide
  • Sleep and the Endocrine System
  • Sleep and the Generation of New Nerve Cells in the Adult Brain
  • Sleep and the Metabolic Syndrome
  • Sleep and Thermoregulation
  • Sleep Apnea in Heart Failure
  • Sleep as We Age
  • Sleep Development in Infancy and Early Childhood
  • Sleep Diaries
  • Sleep Disordered Breathing in Teenagers
  • Sleep Disorders and Dreaming
  • Sleep Disorders in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Sleep Disorders in Patients with Heart Failure
  • Sleep Disturbances in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sleep, Dreams, and Personality
  • Sleep, Dreams, and the Time Sense
  • Sleep EEG across Adolescent Development
  • Sleep Fragmentation
  • Sleep in Adolescents
  • Sleep in Aquatic Mammals
  • Sleep in Children with Cancer
  • Sleep in Disorders of Consciousness
  • Sleep in Insects
  • Sleep in Patients with Alzheimer's Disease
  • Sleep in Patients with Parkinson's Disease
  • Sleep in Patients with Wilson's Disease
  • Sleep, Inflammation, and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Sleep Intensity and the Homeostatic Regulation of Sleep
  • Sleep, Memory, and Dreams
  • Sleep, Nightmares, and Psychiatry
  • Sleep Pattern and Its Determining Factors in University Students
  • Sleep Patterns in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Sleep, Plasticity, and Metaplasticity
  • Sleep Problems among Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Sleep, Psychiatric Disorders, and the Transdiagnostic Perspective
  • Sleep Quality: A Behavioral Genetic Perspective
  • Sleep-Related Hallucinations and Ghost Tales
  • Sleep-Related Mental Activities in Insomnia: Role and Assessment
  • Sleep Spindles
  • Sleep Talking
  • Sleep Variables and Handedness: Methodological Issues and State of the Field
  • Sleepiness and Driving
  • Sleeping and Dreaming Patterns in the Context of Attachment Relationships
  • Social Network Analysis of Dream Content
  • Sound-Work: The Neglected Sense in Working with Dream Images
  • Space in Dreams
  • Sports and Dreaming
  • Stage behind the Eyes—Theater and Dreams
  • Stages of Sleep and Associated Waveforms
  • Structural Analysis of Dream Narratives
  • Subjective Experience across States of Sleep and Wakefulness
  • Sumerian Dream Beliefs
  • Survivors of the Holocaust and Rwandan Genocide: Dream Accounts
  • Synesthesia
  • T
  • Tarotpy Method
  • Tau Protein and Sleep–Wake Cycle
  • Teaching Courses on Dreams
  • Teaching Dreams via Dream Lab
  • Television Consumption and Dreaming
  • Theoretical Models and Neural Basis
  • Theory of Mind and Dreaming
  • Threat Simulation Theory
  • Traditional Korean Dreams
  • Traffic Noise and Autonomic Arousals during Sleep
  • Transcendent Dreams
  • Trauma Treatment and Dreams
  • Types of Consciousness in Dreams
  • U
  • Ullman Method of Group Dreamwork
  • The Unconscious and Dreams before Freud
  • Use of Noninvasive Techniques in the Study of Dreaming
  • Using Dreams in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
  • V
  • Video Game Play and Dreams
  • Visual Art and Dreams
  • W
  • White Noise and Sleep
  • Women's Dreams across the Life Cycle
  • Y
  • Yawning
  • Appendix: Additional Resources on Sleep
  • About the Editors
  • List of Contributors