Maladaptive Daydreaming in the Media

On this page, you can find reliable information about maladaptive daydreaming reported by Digital & printed press, by Radio or Podcast, and by informational Videos

 Digital and Printed Press 

Top international and continental English media outlets (sorted by date)

Clicking on the article name will link to the original article. For convenience, we added a pdf version.

2021

2021, April - New York Times, Don’t Take Your Head Out of the Clouds! (pdf version)

2021, January - Big Think: The secret life of maladaptive daydreaming (pdf version)

2020

2020, December - Hello Giggles: Feeling Distracted Lately? You Could Blame This Daydreaming

         Behavioral Disorder (pdf version)

2020, December - Bustle: Why Maladaptive Daydreaming Is All Over Your For You Page (pdf version)

2020, October - The Hindu: The dark side to daydreaming (pdf version)

2020, October - Psychiatry Advisor: High Prevalence of Maladaptive Daydreaming Among Patients With

         Dissociative Disorders (pdf version)

2020, August - ED Times India: FlippED: Is Daydreaming An Indicator Of Creativity Or A Detrimental

         Distraction? (pdf version)

2020, June - Mental Health Today UK: Maladaptive Daydreaming: the underrepresented condition

2020, June - Medium: Maladaptive Daydreaming The disorder you’ve never heard of (pdf version)

2020, June - The Swaddle (India): All You Need To Know About Maladaptive Daydreaming (pdf version)

2020, May - The Mighty: What You Should Know About Maladaptive Daydreaming (pdf version)

2020, February - Health Guidance: Can Maladaptive Daydreaming Be Treated?

2020, January - Distraction Magazine: Bittersweet daydreams (pdf version)

2019

2019, December - From the Grapevine: When daydreaming becomes a disorder (pdf version)

2019, November - Dailyhawker: Maladaptive Daydreaming: What Is It? Do You Do it? (pdf version)

2019 - Her: Irish photographer releases book about coping with the condition Maladaptive Daydreaming

           (pdf version)

2018

2018, December - Health Line: Maladaptive Daydreaming

2018, August - Frontiers: Excessive daydreaming linked to obsessive-compulsive symptoms (pdf version)

2018, July - US News: Is Your Excessive Daydreaming a Sign of a More Serious Problem? (pdf version)

2018, June - British Psychological Society: People with “Maladaptive Daydreaming” spend an average

        of four hours a day lost in their imagination (pdf version)

2018, June - Insider: If you spend hours in your head every day, you might have something called

        maladaptive daydreaming (pdf version)

2018, March - MAG the weekly: Decades in a Daydream (pdf version)

2018, January - ABC Australia: The women who can't stop daydreaming (pdf version)

2018, January - Big Think: People with 'maladaptive daydreaming' spend an average of four hours a

        day lost in their imagination (pdf version)

2017

2017, November - Forbes Africa: The Mind’s Virtual Reality (pdf version)

2017, October - BBC: The daydream that never stops (pdf version)

2017, October - BuzzFeed: I Lost Decades In A Daydream

2017, September - Medical News Today: What's to know about maladaptive daydreaming?

2017, March - Scientific American - Living in an imaginary world (pdf version)

2017, January - Vice: When Does Obsessive Daydreaming Become a Mental Illness?

2016

2016, December - CNN: Maladaptive daydreaming: When fantasies become a nightmare

2016, December - Fox News: Maladaptive daydreaming: When fantasies become a nightmare (pdf version)

2016, November - CBS New York: What To Do When ‘Destructive Daydreams’ Overtake Reality

2016, October - New York Magazine: What it's like when your daydream are just as real as life

2016, August - The Wireless New Zeeland: A world of their own (pdf version)

2016, August - Lone Wolf Magazine: Maladaptive Daydreaming, When Fantasies Take Over Your Life

2016, May - Wall Street Journal: When Daydreaming Becomes a Problem (pdf version)

2015 

2015, April - The Atlantic: When daydreaming replaces real life (pdf version)

2013 

2013, June - Medical DailyMaladaptive Daydreaming — What Is It?

Local international media outlets (sorted by date)

2021

2021, March -  NPİSTANBUL Beyin Hastanesi (in Turkish): Yalnız bireyler kendi hayali dünyalarına saklanıyor (pdf of the English translation).

2021, March - XMan.cz (in Czech): Mozkové alfa vlny si přejí kreativitu. Jsou povzbuzováni meditací a   žehlením. (pdf version).

2021, March - Ticino7 (in Italian): Sognare di sognarsi: tra mente, realtà e fantasies (Dreaming of                  dreaming: between mind, reality and fantasies, (English language pdf version).

2021, February - 2Doc.nl (in Dutch): The Daydreamers. A conversation with film director Thomas Renckens (In Dutch.     (pdf of English translation).

2021, January -StateofMind.it (in Italian): Maladaptive daydreaming: essere prigionieri dei propri sogni ad occhi      aperti (pdf version).

 

2020

2020, October - Ultima Voce (in Italian): Maladaptive Daydreaming: quando sognare ad occhi aperti è un

         problema (pdf version)

2020, August - IzmirTime35 (in Turkish) - Maladabtive Daydreaming NEDİR? (pdf version)

2020, August - Svenska Dagbladet (in Swedish): Professor: Att dagdrömma kan bli som missbruk (pdf

         version)

2020, August - ED Times India: FlippED: Is Daydreaming An Indicator Of Creativity Or A Detrimental

        Distraction? (pdf version)

2020, June - Siakap Leli (in Malay): Anda Kuat Berangan? Maladaptive Daydreaming Disorder Adalah

         Penyakit Mental Yang Anda Kena Elak – Kajian (pdf version)

2020, June - The Swaddle (India): All You Need To Know About Maladaptive Daydreaming (pdf version)

2020, June - Solopos Indonesia (in Indonesian): Jangan Sering Melamun, Bisa Kena Gangguan

         Maladaptive Daydreaming (pdf version)

2020, May - Sosyal Insan (in Turkish): Çok Fazla Hayal Kurma Sendromu: Maladaptive Daydreaming (pdf

         version)

2020, May - Deutschlandfunk Nova (in German): Maladaptives Tagträumen: Wenn Träumen zur Sucht

         wird (pdf version)

2020, March - DocCheck (in German): Im Tagtraum gefangen (pdf version)

2019

2019, December - Baidu (in Chinese): 幻想带给我很多的快乐和痛苦:了解一下非适应性白日梦

2019, December - The Daily Star Pakistan: Maladaptive Daydreaming: More than a fantasy (pdf version)

2019, December - Focus (in German): Maladaptives Tagträumen Kaum Kontrolle über eigene Gedanken -

        Lena verliert sich stundenlang in Fantasiewelt (pdf version)

2019, November - Gehirn & Geist (in German): Flucht aus der Wirklichkeit (pdf version)

2019, November - Makor Rishon (in Hebrew): The dream and its interpretation (pdf version)

2019, July - MindTollBox Iran (in Farsi): هنگامی که خیال پردازی تبدیل به اختلال می شود (pdf version)

2018

2018, August - News1 (in Hebrew): New findings show correlation between maladaptive daydreaming

        and OCD symptoms (pdf version)

2018, August - DoctorsOnly (in Hebrew): Maladaptive daydreaming, impairment of daily functioning and

        distress (pdf version)

2018, August - BizPortal (in Hebrew): Love daydreaming? It might be phatological (pdf version)

2016

2016, May - Ha'aretz (in Hebrew): Maladaptive daydreaming may turn into a psychiatric disorder (pdf

         version)

 
 
 

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