Nightmares and terminal insomnia in depressed patients with and without melancholic features

Besiroglu L., Agargun M., Inci R.

PSYCHIATRY RESEARCH, vol.133, pp.285-287, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 133
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.psychres.2004.12.001
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.285-287
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: No


To investigate the relationship between nightmares and melancholic features (MF) in depression, we compared depressed patients with and without MF (n=82 and n=75, respectively) regarding the presence of nightmares. Nightmares were significantly more frequent in patients with ME Depressed mood in the morning may be related to negative dream content. (c) 2005 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.