Nightmares and night terrors: How to handle them

Racicot, Anna
January 1997
Mothering;Jan-Mar97, Issue 82, p34
Offers advice on how parents can help their children deal with nightmares and night terrors. Four stages of sleep in humans; Distinction between nightmares and night terrors; Possible genetic and physical components to night terrors; Acknowledgment of the child's traumatic nightmares without proposing adult-appropriate solutions; Encouragement of children to draw the nightmare and the possible solution to the nightmare.


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