dream enactment

dream enactment

Making purposeful or semipurposeful movements in sleep, such as punching, flailing, or fighting with one's bed partner. It typically occurs during REM sleep and is characteristically found in some dementia patients or sometimes as a side effect of a psychically directed medication.
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The contributors of ten articles plus an able introduction by Stephenson (Jungian analyst and psychodrama practitioner) trace the interaction between the two, including a historical account of theater v therapy, psychodrama in the perspective of analytical psychodrama, Jungian psychodrama, reflections on a Jungian psychodrama group, dream enactment, emerging rituals, using psychodrama in analysis, psychodrama and the resolution of transference and non-transference, active imagination in performance, and encounters with Jung and Moreno on "the road of bricks and moss.