Childhood Trauma Increases Risk Of Night Terrors And Sleep Paralysis

Many studies have shown that the more severe and protracted our experience of childhood trauma, the more likely we are to suffer from serious sleep problems in adult life, including nightmares, night terrors, sleep apnea and insomnia. Sleep difficulties are obviously extremely unpleasant on their own; however, to make matters even worse, studies have shown […]

Have Effects Of Trauma Made You Afraid Of Going To Sleep?

  Are You Afraid Of Going To Sleep? My so-called ‘sleep’ (it’s stretching things to dignify it with that word, actually, even in inverted commas), in the past, has been appalling: it would take me at least three hours to lose consciousness, and, even then, I would wake, with a violent, shuddering start, ridiculously frequently […]