Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy

, Volume 23, Issue 2, pp 121–125 | Cite as

Night terrors

  • Alan Taylor


Night terrors and nightmare had for years been equated terms. Early writers tended to ignore the differences. Even today with a clearer definition and understanding of these sleep disturbances, practitioners have been at a loss on how to ameliorate the very upsetting set of occurrences (to the patient as well as to the family). This paper briefly reviews some of the literature on Night Terrors and reports successes in the amelioration of this phenomenon.


Public Health Social Psychology Sleep Disturbance Clear Definition Paper Briefly 
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© Human Sciences Press, Inc 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan Taylor
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  1. 1.Lake Worth

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