Lovecraft’s mother, Sarah Susan Phillips Lovecraft, suffered an institutionalization worthy meltdown of her own. She was committed to Butler Hospital in 1919, where she would would die just three years later. Circumstances that, no doubt, contributed to Lovecraft’s fractured view of the world.
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HP Lovecraft began experiencing the parasomnia ‘night terrors’ from the age of six.
Night terrors cause the sufferer to physically move or scream to escape waking dreams, and are estimated to affect 3% of adults.

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