Customer Service | Help | FAQ | PEP-Easy | Report a Data Error | About
Tip: To open articles without exiting the current webpage…

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

To open articles without exiting your current search or webpage, press Ctrl + Left Mouse Button while hovering over the desired link. It will open in a new Tab in your internet browser.

For the complete list of tips, see PEP-Web Tips on the PEP-Web support page.

Myers, W.A. Solomon, M. (1989). Dream Frequency in Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. J. Amer. Psychoanal. Assn., 37:715-725.

(1989). Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 37:715-725

Dream Frequency in Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Wayne A. Myers, M.D. and Murray Solomon, M.S.


The authors examine data on dream frequency from 50 patients, half of whom were seen in psychoanalysis and half in psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Frequency, defined as the proportion of sessions where at least one dream is related, is analyzed statistically as a function of sex, age, and type of treatment. Also, treatment outcome is examined as a function of sex, type of treatment, diagnosis, and dream frequency. Psychoanalytic patients are found to have higher dream frequency than the patients in the psychotherapy group. Higher average dream frequency is correlated with a better treatment outcome in both patient groups.

[This is a summary or excerpt from the full text of the book or article. The full text of the document is available to subscribers.]

Copyright © 2019, Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing, ISSN 2472-6982 Customer Service | Help | FAQ | Download PEP Bibliography | Report a Data Error | About

WARNING! This text is printed for personal use. It is copyright to the journal in which it originally appeared. It is illegal to redistribute it in any form.