sleep paralysis

night terror

When Nightmares Literally Kill You

After 100 healthy men died in their sleep, a researcher came to a chilling conclusion: Their belief in the night spirit is what killed them.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
Holy Shit

Sleep Paralysis is a Literal Nightmare

"I couldn't move my limbs. I thought I was going to die."
Kristen Dold

Hamilton Samples Some Intoxicating Fish Brains in Madagascar

On this episode of 'Hamilton's Pharmacopeia,' Hamilton embeds with a few local fishermen to taste a species of fish fabled to get you high and mess with your dreams.
VICE Staff

Why You Sometimes Get Horrifying Night Terrors After Doing Too Much Molly

Night terrors and sleep paralysis can be a terrifying effect of a sustained MDMA binge. Broadly finds out why your brain punishes you sometimes for all the narcotic fun you’ve been having.
Sirin Kale
mental health

The Mental Health Costs of Studying Abroad

International travel can severely screw with your mind.
Nathalie Lagerfield

The Mental Health Costs of Studying Abroad

International travel can severely screw with your mind.
Nathalie Lagerfeld
daily vice

We Meet a Photographer Bringing His Nightmares to Life on Today's 'Daily VICE'

Photographer Nicolas Bruno suffers from sleep paralysis and recreates terrifying nightly hallucinations in his art
VICE Staff
The Real: X-Files

We Talked to a Woman Who Helps People Deal with Being Abducted By Aliens

Kathleen Marden is the director of experiencer research at the Mutual UFO Network, where she works on behalf of people who have had extraterrestrial experiences.
Simon Davis
All in Your Head

What is Sleep Paralysis? An Inescapable Walking Nightmare

Sleep Paralysis is the inability to move or speak while being awake. It is a frightening experience that can often be tied to hallucinations, sleep paralysis demons and sleep disorders.
Brian Barrett

How I Learned to Live with Sleep Paralysis and the Terror That Comes with It

My condition means I have to live with numb limbs, silent screams, and demons that sit on my chest.
Geoffrey, as told to Mathieu Portogallo

'Exploding Head Syndrome' Is Keeping Me Awake at Night

The sound of my sister's screams wakes me up at night, but my sister isn't there.
Michael Segalov

I Tried to Cure My Self-Loathing with a Shaman on the Streets of New York

I saw a wolf sitting in the black field of my mind, but I still hate myself.
Mark Hay