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Night Terrors: Troubled Sleep and the Stories We Tell About It

by Alice Vernon Author

In this scientific yet personal exploration of bad sleep, author Alice Vernon draws on sources from a variety of disciplines to help explain why so many people - the author included - suffer from sleep ailments. From sleepwalking, to hallucinations, sleep paralysis, and much more, Vernon takes the reader on a journey through the strange treatments that have been tried and the even stranger treatments that have actually helped. Night Terrors seeks to shed light on a common but under-examined problem, and offers sufferers of bad sleep some possible solutions.