Tuesday, August 9

Do you suffer from Maladaptive Daydreaming?

Psychology Today publishes new MD article

Psychology Today is a website focused on providing a platform with a focus on mental health its mission is “to cover all aspects of human behavior so as to help people better manage their own health and wellness, adjust their mindset, and manage a range of mental health and relationship concerns.”

Their website has hosted several blog articles discussing Maladaptive Daydreaming from various professionals in the mental health field. This week another was published, “Do You Suffer From Maladaptive Daydreaming” written by F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W..

The article reads, in part:

Recent research shows that worldwide levels of anxietystress, and depression increased during the pandemic, and studies show a simultaneous increase in maladaptive daydreaming.

Dylan, Krish, and Jenine were all struggling with this problematic side of daydreams. Their mind-wandering activities turned out to be interfering with their ability to live a satisfying life in the real world.

If your daydreams, or those of someone you love, are causing problems, here are some things you can do to change course.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-couch/202206/do-you-suffer-maladaptive-daydreaming

To read the full article click HERE