Nightmare disorder may cause:
Aug. 09, 2014
- Excessive daytime sleepiness, which can lead to difficulties at school or work, or problems with everyday tasks, such as driving and concentrating
- Problems with mood, if the anxiety from the dream continues to bother you
- Resistance to going to bed or to sleep for fear you'll have another bad dream
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