Effects of Sleep after Experimental Trauma on Intrusive Emotional Memories

16 Dec 2016Birgit Kleim, PhD; Julia Wysokowsky, MSc; Nuria Schmid, MSc; Erich Seifritz, MD; Björn Rasch, PhD

The sleep group experienced fewer and less distressing intrusive trauma memories compared to the wake group.

Randomized Controlled Trial
1 effect
1 day
65 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Poor sleep Musculoskeletal outcome
Poor sleep
Musculoskeletal system

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Brain outcome
Minor increase risk of Post-traumatic stress...
Brain system

Low evidence