Work-related dreams as related to job and life satisfaction in hairdressers

  • Michael Schredl (Author)
    Central Institute of Mental Health
  • Arthur Funkhouser (Author)
  • Nicole Arn (Author)

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Abstract

Empirical studies largely support the continuity hypothesis of dreaming. The present study investigated the frequency and the emotional tone of dreams of hairdressers. A relationship was found between daytime mood (job satisfaction) and dream emotions. Life satisfaction that was low, on the other hand, was related to a heightened frequency of work-related dreams. It would be promising to study persons with different professions (stressful and demanding jobs) in order to study the effect of work-related variables and dreaming.

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Published
2009-04-10
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Language
en
Keywords
continuity hypothesis; hairdressers; work-related dreams; stress; dream emotions