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  • Behavioral Sleep Clinics | April 2011 | Sleep Review
    A New Home for Nightmare Treatment Military personnel returning from wars in Afghanistan and Iraq show increasing rates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and post-traumatic nightmares. Media coverage of these two vexing mental health conditions is also intensifying and raising public awareness about the need for more effective therapeutic options. With growing attention focused on patients...
  • In wildest dreams, a shot at reshaping nightmares | NWAonline
    Her car is racing at a terrifying speed through the streets of a large city, and something gruesome, something with giant eyeballs, is chasing her, closing in fast. It was a dream, of course, and after Emily Gurule, a 50-year-old high school teacher, related it to Dr. Barry Krakow, he did not ask her to unpack its symbolism. He simply told her to think of a new one. “In your mind, with thinking...
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Barry Krakow, M.D., Sleep Disorders Specialist, Certified by the American Board of Sleep Medicine.

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About Barry Krakow, M.D.

Dr. Barry Krakow is the founder of Maimonides International Nightmare Treatment. Dr. Krakow is a board certified sleep disorders specialist who has conducted more than two decades of research in the treatment of chronic nightmares and disturbing dreams at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine (1988-1999) and the Sleep & Human Health Institute (2000-2009).

His work has focused on the use of cognitive-behavioral methods for the treatment of chronic nightmares and disturbing dreams.  He is a leading researcher on the treatment of chronic nightmares and his research groups have published the most information on this area.

Dr. Krakow is also co-author of Conquering Bad Dreams and Nightmares (1992), Insomnia Cures (2002) Turning Nightmares Into Dreams ( 2003), and Sound Sleep, Sound Mind (2007).

Dr. Krakow graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He was residency trained and board certified in internal medicine and also has ten years of clinical work in emergency medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society and is the former medical director of University Hospital Sleep Disorders Center. For a complete listing of Dr. Krakow's research studies and publications, click below.

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