Resources

If you would like to know more about MD, or interact with other maladaptive daydreamers, I encourage you to check out the links below.

8 Strategies for Overcoming Maladaptive Daydreaming – an infographic version of the tips outlined in the article, “Maladaptive Daydreaming: Is There a Cure?

Wild Minds Network – An online community for maladaptive daydreamers.

“Maladaptive Daydreaming – A Qualitative Inquiry” – Dr. Eli Somer’s groundbreaking study investigating the nature and experience of maladaptive daydreaming.

“Compulsive fantasy: Proposed evidence of an under-reported syndrome through a systematic study of 90 self-identified non-normative fantasizers” – A 2011 study examining the experiences of 90 compulsive daydreamers (payment required to access article). Conducted by researchers Jayne Bigelsen and Dr. Cynthia Schupak.

“Parallel lives: A phenomenological study of the lived experience of maladaptive daydreaming”a 2016 study with more insights into the everyday lives of maladaptive daydreamers. Conducted by Eli Somer, Liora Somer, and Daniela S. Jopp.

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