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This section includes a list of references, related reading or external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations. This article is written like a personal reflection, personal essay, or argumentative essay that states a Wikipedia editor’s personal feelings or presents an original argument about a topic. The text discussed various forms of dream speech, outlining 286 examples. The most frequent occurring form of dream speech is a neologism. Kraepelin studied dream speech because it provided him with clues to the analogous language disturbances of patients with schizophrenia.
Still in 1920 he stated that “dream speech in every detail corresponds to schizophrenic speech disorder. While Kraepelin was interested in the psychiatric as well as the psychological aspects of dream speech, modern researchers have been interested in speech production in dreams as illuminating aspects of cognition in the dreaming mind. Dream speech opens up a new perspective on the psychiatrist Kraepelin, usually seen as the spiritual father of the DSM system of classification of psychiatric diseases, and of biological psychiatry.