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Extending Psychoanalysis with Theories on Sleep Functions | Abstract
Journal of Sleep Disorders & Therapy

Journal of Sleep Disorders & Therapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0277

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Abstract

Extending Psychoanalysis with Theories on Sleep Functions

Cai ZJ

Cai’s sleep theories suggested the slow-wave sleep (SWS) to regulate the emotional balance disrupted by emotional memories randomly accumulated during waking, while the rapid-eye-movement (REM) sleep in opposite, which would help revise and extend the psychoanalysis in both theory and therapy.