Contrary to what is expected, dream in which prison and imprisonment is main theme is often interpreted to signify positive developments in the future. Sometimes, it signifies that the dreamer is quite aware of some injustice that they have done to someone.
To dream that you are behind bars while not having any idea in the dream why you are imprisoned signifies that you will soon have some material gain that will be completely unexpected to you. Alternatively, a dream like this one signifies that you will suddenly be chosen to inherit something.
To get imprisoned in the dream after committing some nefarious act signifies that you have some burden of consciousness upon you. In real life you might have committed something that had caused harm to someone and this dream is a sign of you feeling a genuine guilt over the issue.
To escape from prison is seen as a strongly positive portent.
Often it signifies breaking new ground or reaching a new level in your professional life. There is also an obvious freedom aspect that is associated with this dream. As result you might in the following months be allowed a great freedom in your professional life and you might for the first time in your career be free from outside pressures.
If you are sick or of poor health dreaming that you have escaped from prison means that your health will soon get better. This is especially true if you had this dream in the early morning hours or during a daytime nap.
If you in real life are quite bored and unsatisfied with your surroundings, dreaming that you have escaped from prison means that you will soon have a change of residence.
If you are released from prison it means that you will soon make strong efforts to break your bad habits which have a negative influence on your wellbeing.