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Bookmark to: StumbleUpon Bookmark to: Facebook PANIC : Conventional dream symbols are important but you should also think about what is happening in a wider sense. Think about how you behave or how others behave in a dream and try to analyse the emotions that you feel. Panic in dreams can have some simple explanations. One dream involving panic in our studies seemed to have been triggered by the dreamers lack of preparation for some upcoming event. So the panic in the dream may show your anxiety about something. That's just one meaning of panic in dreams. All dream symbols have many varied meanings - try reading this page in full to see how panic has been analyzed in this huge dream study.

QUESTIONS to help you make associations(pick the one that makes most sense to you)
- Are you worrying about some task or situation on the day to come?
- Did you feel unable to act in some situation yesterday?
- Are you having to complete some task which you simply have to get right?
- Do you feel really unsettled by something that has happened or something that someone has said?
- Do you feel a lack of control over some aspect of your life?

KEY WORDS : Unsettled, disruption,change, worry, lack of control, powerless, lack of ability, testing, monitored(write down some quotes that capture your key feelings on issues that have been dominating your mind. Then see if any of these words could appear in those quotes)

KEY PHRASES(Pick a quote which captures your feelings right now. Think especially of the day before the dream) :
- "I feel unsettled by his response"
- "There is a lot of disruption in my life right now"
- "I feel generally unsettled right now"
- "I need to accept these changes"
- "I should be worrying more about this"
- "It is a big day tomorrow"
- "I do not think have prepared well enough for tomorrow"
- "I just do not know what to do!"
- "I feel a total lack of control over my life"
- "I seem unable to act"
- "I really let myself down"
- "I do not feel I have the abilities to do that"
- "It was quite a testing moment yesterday"
- "I just hope I got it right! I simply cannot afford to make a mistake!"
- "She is watching every move I make and will pounce on any mistake"
- "I am not sure she would be able to cope"

DREAM WORK : Now write down some quotes that sum up your thoughts and feelings right now. Concentrate on incidents the day before, paranoia#146;s and fantasies, health issues, challenges of the day ahead. Then try to see where the words and phrases above appear in your quotes.


SEE ALSO : Ateempt : Distress : Empty : Excite : Grab : Halt : Impatient : Jump : Nasty : Nervous : Nightmare : Pain : Panic : Paralyse : Pressure : Protect : Pull : Push : Rescue : Safe : Search : Shout : Silent : Slowmotion : Sudden : Surround : Torture
METHODS : For a full explanation of the methods used in this dream study CLICK HERE
Below you will see a series of quotes. Each quote represents the meaning of a particular dream(these are all dreams where the meaning is understood totally). For instance one dream may have meant that the dreamer was having trouble at work. In that case the quote may simply be "There is a bad atmosphere at work". Some information is included about which dream symbols were included in the dream(within the squares brackets). Often a sample dream is included which shows you how the dream interpretation was reached.
DREAM ANALYSIS : What is the symbolic meaning of panic in dreams?

Panic can show that you feel unsettled about something. You feel a lack of stability. That you now doubt something that you always believed in. E.g.

"I am two months pregnant and my partner is scared how the baby will change his life as he is 53. We are keeping the baby though he feels scared. I feel unsettled"[Dream Dictionary - I am panicking but everyone else is in no rush]

"My parents are going through a divorce. I hate school. Life is very unsettled at the moment. "[Dream Dictionary - I panic and ask my mum but she does not know what to do]

"My father has just died and I feel unsettled about the future. "[Dream symbol - I panic]

"I need to accept that my children are growing up and I need to stop babying them"[Dream Dictionary - I panic ]

"I am living in a new city. My dad made some promises to me that he did not keep and now it has caused some trouble for me. "[Dream Dictionary - wake up panicking]

"I have been thinking about my own mortality"[Dream Dictionary - panic]

"I fear that I am becoming like my father. I worry that I have got that same out of control temper. I really lost it yesterday"[Dream dictionary - panic]

"My previous boyfriend cheated in me but in a gay relationship. I have tried to accept him as friends but it was all unsettling."[Dream dictionary - I panic that he does not love me]

Panic can show that you are not in control and exhausted generally. E.g.

"I am out of control at the moment and need some rest. "[Dream Dictionary - I panic]

Panic can show that something very important and challenging is about to happen. E.g.

"I have this big yearly assessment with my boss tomorrow. I have been quite content but really I should be panicking"[Dream Dictionary - Music playing on Titanic just before the panic starts and it finally sinks]

"I have got some exams tomorrow. I feel prepared but there is always a chance that I will not have prepared properly for something"[Dream symbol - panic]

"I have got a big day tomorrow and I have not made any preparations. Its a big mistake. I should have made an effort"[Dream Dictionary - I panic]

Panic can suggest that you have a lack of control in your life. E.g.

"I am working for my father so he has control over my life. "[Dream symbol - I wake up in panic]

"My mother is thinking of going to Japan. She has not even discussed this with me but I have heard rumors. I just do not know what to do. She has left without telling me before"[Dream Dictionary - everyone starts to panic]

"My country is at war. The bombs dropping really scare me. "[Dream dictionary - Panic as snake enters my house]

"My son is moving back home. I have laid down some rules and do not want to get taken advantage of"[Dream Dictionary - I am panicking]

Panic can show that you feel unable to act in the way that you want. E.g.

"I know what I want but feel unable to make a decision. I am kind of stuck"[Dream symbol - panic because of chasing spiders]

"I know that I need to change but I seem unable to move forward. I seem unable to act"[Dream Dictionary - I panic as I am unable to cross a bridge]

"My relationship with my father has changed. We have started to get along better but I fear I do not live up to his expectations.. "[Dream Dictionary - I am panic as my father is dying]

"A relative has just died and I was ashamed of myself. I was thinking about getting some money in the will."[Dream Dictionary - I start to panic as my Grandfathers deceased wife visits me]

"I am having to choose some career options and I worry that I cannot cope with some career options"[Dream Dictionary - I begin to panic]

"I have been trying to find work. Its proving difficult because I have health difficulties. "[Dream Dictionary - I panic because I have lost my car]

Panic can represent some dangerous and difficult situation you have just been in. E.g.

"I was in town and I forgot my medications. It was really quite scarey for a moment"[Dream Dictionary - panicking man]

"I think this was a premonition of my own fathers death on the day of the dream. "[Dream Dictionary - my mother panics]

"My son behaved very badly yesterday and showed a side of himself that I did not like"[Dream Dictionary - Woman panics]

Panic can suggest that you need to get something exactly right and you cannot make a mistake. E.g.

"I work in social work and dreams like this make me take special care over every decision that I make "[Dream Dictionary - I wake up in panicking]

"My mother keeps watching whatever I do. I do not like it"[Dream Dictionary - I panic because a man is chasing me in my own home]

Panic may suggest that you are worried about some danger or difficulty. E.g.

"I want to leave my friend in charge of the club but I am not sure she has the ability to keep order in a difficult situation. "[Dream Dictionary - I panic ]

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