Institute for Consciousness and Dream Research

Institute for Consciousness and Dream Research


Institute for Consciousness and Dream Research

Contact: Brigitte  
Position: Laboratory Head
Address: Canongasse 13, 1180
City: Vienna
Country: Austria
Contact Email: Contact laboratory
RESEARCH DOMAIN: Basic Human, Clinical
KEYWORDS: Behavioural Sleep Disorders, Biological Rhythms, Sleep and Psychiatry-Personality Disorders, Learning, Memory, Cognition


Laboratory Description:

Research areas are the psychological approaches to treat insomnia, nightmares and other sleep disorders, also basic sleep and dream research. The Institute collaborates with several Austrian Sleep Labs.

KEY Publications of the Laboratory:

HOLZINGER, B. (2009): Lucid Dreaming – Dreams of Clarity. In: Contemporary Hypnosis, Vol. Vol. 26/4, pp. 216-224.

HOLZINGER, B (2012): “Aspects terapeuticos dos Sonhos” in “O Sono e a Medicina do Sono” eds T Paiva, S Tufik, M Andersen, by Lidel.

HOLZINGER, B. (2012): Luzides Träumen oder „Klarträumen“ oder „Kognition im Schlaf“ – die andere Seite des Bewusstseins? In: Zonenrandgebiete der Psychiatrie, Europäischer Universitätsverlag, Munich University Press Vol.2, p. 117 – 131.

HOLZINGER, B.; KLÖSCH, G.; SALETU, B. (2011): Gestalttherapie und luzides Träumen zur Bewältigung von Albträumen. In: Gestalttherapie, 25. Jahrgang, Heft 2, p. 113-116.

FALKENSTETTER, T.; FRAUSCHER, B.; ANDERER, P.; BOLITSCHEK, B.; HOLZINGER, B.; KERBL, R.; KLÖSCH, G.; LEHHOFER, M.; MALLIN, W.; MOSER, D.; POPOVIC, R.; SALETU, B.; ZEITLHOFER, J.; HÖGL,, B. (2009): Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Austria Prevalence and Risk Factors. In: Somnologie, Vol. 14/4.

DOLL, E.; GITTLER, G.; HOLZINGER, B. (2009): Dreaming, Lucid Dreaming and Personality. In: International Journal of Dream Research, Vol. 2, No.2.