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.