Program

Thursday, July 14th

09:30

Opening

09:45-11:15

Basic research on nightmare treatment

  • The case of nightmare distress
    (Annika Gieselmann)
  • Effects of a nightmare induction in healthy participants: an experimental approach
    (Regina Steil)
  • REM sleep instability and dreams in insomnia
    (Dieter Riemann)

11:15-11:45

Coffee break

11:45-12:15

New frameworks for understanding nightmare pathogenesis

  • Beyond diathesis stress: Evidence for trait-like Environmental Sensitivity in nightmare sufferers
    (Michelle Carr)

12:15-12:30

12:30-13:30

Group photo

 

Lunch break

13:30-15:00

Different perspectives on nightmare treatment

  • Making sense of repetitions and variations in posttraumatic nightmares
    (Lutz Wittmann)
  • Lucid Dreaming: How consciousness in dreams might be a useful technique for overcoming nightmares
    (Brigitte Holzinger)

15:00-15:30

Coffee break

15:30-18:00

Small group discussions

18:00

Get together


Friday, July 15th

09:30-10:50

Working mechanisms in nightmare therapy

  • Treating nightmares using Imagery Rehearsal Treatment in psychiatric inpatients: feasibility and active treatment mechanisms
    (Birgit Kleim)

  • Imagery Rescripting and Imaginal Exposure for nightmares: efficacy and mechanisms of change
    (Anna Kunze & Jaap Lancee)

10:45-11:00

Coffee break

11:00-12:30

Nightmare therapy in different patient populations, part I

  • Cognitive-behavioral treatment of posttraumatic nightmares
    (Malik Ait Aoudia)
  • Treatment of sleep disturbances in trauma-affected refugees: a randomized controlled trial
    (Hinuga Sandahl)

  • Treating nightmares in those at risk of suicide: reducing long‐term suicide risk
    (Michael Nadorff)

12:30-13:30

Lunch break

13:30-15:00

Nightmare therapy in different patient populations, part II

  • Nightmares in psychiatric populations with comorbidities
    (Annette van Schagen)

  • Treatment of nightmares in adolescents suffering from chronic insomnia
    (Angelika Schlarb)

  • The potential of mobile health technology in the treatment of nightmares
    (Anne Germain)

15:00-15:30

Coffee break

15:30-16:30

The implementation of the current knowledge into regular health care

  • Coping behavior and help seeking in persons with nightmares
    (Michael Schredl)
  • Knowledge and attitudes in health care providers
    (Reinhard Pietrowsky)

 

16:30-16:45

Closing statements

17:30

Get together


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