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Sleep & dreams

See below for a selection of the latest books from Sleep & dreams category. Presented with a red border are the Sleep & dreams books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Sleep & dreams books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Working with Dreams

Working with Dreams

Author: Montague Ullman, Nan Zimmerman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/09/2019

Originally published in 1979, this is a dream book with an outstanding difference: it takes the interpretation of dreams out of the realm of the professionals and gives it to the ultimate expert - the dreamer. Working with Dreams stresses the uniqueness of every dream and dreamer. With anecdotes and examples from their own dream groups, the authors show how to deal with the intimacy and honesty of a dream; how to explore its meanings without distorting them; how to let a dream tell us about ourselves and add to our understanding. Dr Ullman and Mrs Zimmerman start with the question of what is in a dream - what is real and what is symbolic? - and then go on to explain what happens during sleep and the way a dream develops. They cover remembering and recording dreams and dealing with the imagery of dreams. They illustrate the many predicaments that dreams depict, the self-deceptions we practice in relation to our dreams, and then show how dream groups - whether a family or a group of strangers - can work together to uncover the meaning of dreams. And they enrich their book by discussing everything from the history of dreams to the possibilities of dreams across space and time. The result is a storehouse of information about the world of dreams.

A Clinician's Guide to Dream Therapy Implementing Simple and Effective Dreamwork

A Clinician's Guide to Dream Therapy Implementing Simple and Effective Dreamwork

Author: Leslie Ellis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/08/2019

A Clinician's Guide to Dream Therapy demystifies the process of working with dreams by providing both a grounding in the current science of dreaming as well as a simple, practical approach to clinical dream work. In addition to a survey of the current science and neuroscience of dreaming, this book includes clinical examples of specific techniques with detailed transcripts and follow-up commentary. Chapters cover how to work with PTSD nightmares and how to use experiential dreamwork techniques drawn from current neuroscience to engender lasting change. Readers will be able to discuss their clients' dream material with confidence, armed with an approach that helps them collaboratively tap into the inherent power for change found in every dream. Backed by research, common factors analysis and neuroscience, the approaches described in this book provide a clear map for clinicians and others interested in unlocking the healing power inherent in dreams.

A Clinician's Guide to Dream Therapy Implementing Simple and Effective Dreamwork

A Clinician's Guide to Dream Therapy Implementing Simple and Effective Dreamwork

Author: Leslie Ellis Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/08/2019

A Clinician's Guide to Dream Therapy demystifies the process of working with dreams by providing both a grounding in the current science of dreaming as well as a simple, practical approach to clinical dream work. In addition to a survey of the current science and neuroscience of dreaming, this book includes clinical examples of specific techniques with detailed transcripts and follow-up commentary. Chapters cover how to work with PTSD nightmares and how to use experiential dreamwork techniques drawn from current neuroscience to engender lasting change. Readers will be able to discuss their clients' dream material with confidence, armed with an approach that helps them collaboratively tap into the inherent power for change found in every dream. Backed by research, common factors analysis and neuroscience, the approaches described in this book provide a clear map for clinicians and others interested in unlocking the healing power inherent in dreams.

Snooze - The Lost Art of Sleep

Snooze - The Lost Art of Sleep

Author: Michael McGirr Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/07/2019

222 Ways to Trick Yourself to Sleep Scientifically Supported Ways to Fall Asleep and Stay Asleep

222 Ways to Trick Yourself to Sleep Scientifically Supported Ways to Fall Asleep and Stay Asleep

Author: Kim Jones Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/2019

'Wide ranging, backed by science and research, informative and easy to understand, this is a great book for the sleep-deprived' Lisa Artis, The Sleep Council When was the last time you had a proper night's sleep? In today's fast-paced, non-stop world, research by the UK's Sleep Council has found that almost a third of us don't get enough sleep most nights. Insomnia can wreak havoc on everyday life - leaving us feeling exhausted, irritable and unwell. Lack of sleep has also been linked to a whole host of long-term chronic conditions including Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, obesity and depression. But don't despair - help is at hand! This book is packed with easy to read and simple to follow tips, as well as some weird and wonderful tricks, all gathered from expert scientific research, that will help you fall asleep and stay asleep. You may be surprised to learn that everything from having a purpose in life to warming your feet, from what you eat through the day to how you breathe, from how much time you spend outdoors to reframing your thoughts and mindset can all help you get a better night's rest. A good night's sleep can help change your life for the better, and this book will help you to achieve it.

Cambridge Fundamentals of Neuroscience in Psychology The Neuroscience of Sleep and Dreams

Cambridge Fundamentals of Neuroscience in Psychology The Neuroscience of Sleep and Dreams

Author: Patrick, Ph.D. (Boston University) McNamara Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/02/2019

This book provides a complete introduction to the neuroscience of sleep and dreams in plain language. In it, Patrick McNamara outlines new discoveries in the science of sleep and dreams, places them within an evolutionary context, and brings them together with existing scientific findings and implications for sleep medicine. Unlike other introductory texts, the important evolutionary background and social nature of sleep and dreams is emphasized. Major advances in sleep medicine, sleep and memory, dream content analyzes, brain correlates of sleep stages and lifespan development of sleep are covered in depth. While the text is geared towards students, the general reader and scientists studying other disciplines will find it accessible and informative.

Cambridge Fundamentals of Neuroscience in Psychology The Neuroscience of Sleep and Dreams

Cambridge Fundamentals of Neuroscience in Psychology The Neuroscience of Sleep and Dreams

Author: Patrick, Ph.D. (Boston University) McNamara Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2019

This book provides a complete introduction to the neuroscience of sleep and dreams in plain language. In it, Patrick McNamara outlines new discoveries in the science of sleep and dreams, places them within an evolutionary context, and brings them together with existing scientific findings and implications for sleep medicine. Unlike other introductory texts, the important evolutionary background and social nature of sleep and dreams is emphasized. Major advances in sleep medicine, sleep and memory, dream content analyzes, brain correlates of sleep stages and lifespan development of sleep are covered in depth. While the text is geared towards students, the general reader and scientists studying other disciplines will find it accessible and informative.

Social Dreaming Philosophy, Research, Theory and Practice

Social Dreaming Philosophy, Research, Theory and Practice

Author: Susan Long Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/12/2018

The idea of social dreaming argues that dreams are relevant to the wider social sphere and have a collective resonance that goes beyond the personal narrative. In this fascinating collection, the principles of social dreaming are explored to uncover shared anxieties and prejudices, suggest likely responses, enhance cultural surveys, inform managerial policies and embody community affiliation. Including, for the first time, a coherent epistemology to support the theoretical principles of the field, the book reflects upon and extends the theory and philosophy behind the method, as well as discussing new research in the area, and how social dreaming practice is conducted in a range of localities, situations and circumstances. The book will appeal to anyone interested in the idea that social dreaming can help us to delve deeper into the question of what it means to be human, from psychoanalysts to sociologists and beyond.

Social Dreaming Philosophy, Research, Theory and Practice

Social Dreaming Philosophy, Research, Theory and Practice

Author: Susan Long Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/12/2018

The idea of social dreaming argues that dreams are relevant to the wider social sphere and have a collective resonance that goes beyond the personal narrative. In this fascinating collection, the principles of social dreaming are explored to uncover shared anxieties and prejudices, suggest likely responses, enhance cultural surveys, inform managerial policies and embody community affiliation. Including, for the first time, a coherent epistemology to support the theoretical principles of the field, the book reflects upon and extends the theory and philosophy behind the method, as well as discussing new research in the area, and how social dreaming practice is conducted in a range of localities, situations and circumstances. The book will appeal to anyone interested in the idea that social dreaming can help us to delve deeper into the question of what it means to be human, from psychoanalysts to sociologists and beyond.

Sleep and Cognition

Sleep and Cognition

Author: Caroline Horton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/2018

Why do we need to sleep? What are the purpose of dreams? How does sleep effect cognition? Sleep and Cognition will explore the impact of sleep on cognitive performance, drawing evidence from the complementary fields of behavioural neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience and cognitive psychology. Bringing together leading international researchers, the book will provide an essential overview of the relationship between sleep and cognition. Beginning with an introduction to the various functions of sleep, the book will then consider different assessment methodologies, and the range of associated sleep disorders. It is an essential text for all students interested in the psychology of sleep.

Body Clocks The biology of time

Body Clocks The biology of time

Author: Paul Kelley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/2018

Our body's clocks make the difference between happiness and depression, health and illness, and even life and death. The brilliant scientist Paul Kelley makes a compelling case for all organisations to allow people to work and study the hours that suit their personal circadian rhythms. That way, Paul argues, we would all be more productive, a great deal of ill health would be avoided and the world would be a better and happier place.

Sleep and Cognition

Sleep and Cognition

Author: Caroline Horton Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/12/2018

Why do we need to sleep? What are the purpose of dreams? How does sleep effect cognition? Sleep and Cognition will explore the impact of sleep on cognitive performance, drawing evidence from the complementary fields of behavioural neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience and cognitive psychology. Bringing together leading international researchers, the book will provide an essential overview of the relationship between sleep and cognition. Beginning with an introduction to the various functions of sleep, the book will then consider different assessment methodologies, and the range of associated sleep disorders. It is an essential text for all students interested in the psychology of sleep.