Sleep therapies help to prevail over traumatic memories

An image displaying the sleep through traumatic memories

Researchers publish an excellent research in Nature Neuroscience that says that bed can serve as a psychotherapy setting. Researchers convey that sleep can effortlessly reduce the bad memories and traumatic happenings of life without help of any psychiatric couch. Scientists say that this practice could ultimately be used to treat psychiatric disorders, such as phobias and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Although the treatment is painful at initial stages, this showed promising result for the psychologically affected patients with traumatic memories says Katherina Hauner, a neuroscientist.

Scientific American, September 23, 2013

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