Nightmare disorder, which is also called dream anxiety disorder, is characterized by the occurrence of repeated dreams during which the sleeper feels threatened and frightened. The sense of fear causes the person to awake.Nightmares are only considered a disorder if disturbing dreams cause you distress or keep you from getting enough sleep.Nightmares can be triggered by many factors, including: Stress, Truama, Sleep Deprivation, The sleep disturbance causes significant distress or problems with functioning during the day, Your dream wakes you, You can think clearly upon awakening and can recall details of your dream.Treatment for nightmares isn't usually necessary.
Their data revealed that 40% of respondents had experienced one or more symptoms of insomnia at least three times a week in the preceding month, i.e., taking more than 30 minutes to fall asleep, being awake for periods longer than 30 minutes during the night, or waking up at least 30 minutes before they had planned. Moreover, 20% of the participants said they were unsatisfied with the quality of their sleep, and 13.4% of respondents displayed all the symptoms required to diagnose insomnia.A great majority of the research focuses on management of individual patients and case reports. Thus, there is paucity of research with randomized controlled trials and Level 1 studies.