Can schizophrenia cause vivid dreams? NIGHTMARES AND SCHIZOPHRENIA
In the context of schizophrenia, approximately 10% of persons with this diagnosis have been reported to experience frequent nightmares.
Can schizophrenics be lucid? Indeed, schizophrenia patients that qualified as lucid dreamers showed a tendency to be more, not less symptomatic than non-lucid dreamers in the same group.
Do schizophrenics have lucid dreams? Psychotic patients reported lucid dreaming episodes as often as non-psychotic controls, and psychotic lucid dreamers had as severe psychiatric symptoms as non-lucid psychotic dreamers. Regarding control, lucid dreamers claimed to have even more control over the dream plot than non-psychotic controls.
Does psychosis give you weird dreams? The key findings are that over one-half of the sample with psychosis (55%) reported experiencing weekly distressing nightmares, reflective of moderately severe pathology. This is significantly higher than estimates of the prevalence rate (0.9% to 6.8%) from the general population.