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Psychodynamic Dream Theory: Everyone Dreams

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Latravia McIntire
PS101 C

Everyone dreams. A dream is a series of thoughts, visions, or emotions that happen during sleep. Within just five minutes of being awakened, 50% of our dreams are lost and often cannot be remembered. After a further five minutes, 90% of our dream has faded to nothing. How meaningful are dreams? Some theorists believe that dreams hold hidden messages. Others consider dreams as meaning nothing at all. Yet others believe that dreams are a reflection of our waking thoughts, fantasies, and emotions. Psychodynamic Dream Theory states that dreams convey unconscious wants and conflicts as disguised dream codes. For instance, a man who dreams of taking his best friend’s wife out to dinner may be unwilling to consciously
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