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Nightmares (cont.)

Nightmares Prognosis

Most people who have experienced a nightmare find that this is an isolated event. The long-term outcome is generally good. If nightmares occur frequently over several months or follow a traumatic event, evaluation by a psychologist or psychotherapist is indicated.

Nightmares are not associated with sleepwalking or other parasomnias (disruptive sleep disorders).

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