Sleepiness / drowsiness, somnificty, sleepening

The beginnings of sleep medicine at the Alfred Hospital

Johns, M. W. 2006. (Unpublished report).

Distinguishing sleep disorders from seizures: diagnosing bumps in the night

Derry, C. P., Davey, M., Johns, M., Kron, K., Glencross, D., Marini, C., Scheffer, I. E., & Berkovic, S. F. Arch Neurol, 2006; 63: 705-709.

The clinical assessment of daytime sleepiness in patients with obstructive sleep apnea

In M. Fabiani (Ed.), Surgery for Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome, 2003. (pp. 283-295). Kugler Publications: The Hague, The Netherlands.

Restless legs syndrome is a common cause of insomnia in the general population

Murray Johns, 13th Annual Scientific Meeting, Australasian Sleep Association,, Melbourne, 2000.

Multiple sleep disorders in patients at a sleep centre

Murray Johns & Lynda Martyn, 11th Annual Scientific Meeting, Australasian Sleep Association, Sydney, NSW, 1998.

Management of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome

Johns, M. W. Current Therapeutics, 1997; 38: 37-42.

The_sleep habits, sleep-disordered breathing and daytime sleepiness of industrial workers

Murray Johns, Bruce Hocking & Vicky Ryan, 8th Annual Scientific Meeting, Australasian Sleep Association, Hobart, Tasmania, 1995.

Understanding Insomnia

Johns, M. W. Australian Family Physician, 1993; 22: 318-328.

Polysomnography at a sleep disorders unit in Melbourne

Johns, M. W. Med J Aust, 1991; 155: 303-308.

An improved method for EEG analysis and computer-aided sleep scoring

Johns, M. W., & Burton, D. Sleep Res, 1990; 19: 368.

An improved method for EEG analysis and computer-aided sleep scoring

Johns, M. W., & Burton, D. Sleep Res, 1990; 19: 368.

A portable light source for bright light treatment

McIntyre, I. M., Johns, M., Norman, T. R., & Armstrong, S. M. Sleep, 1990; 13: 272-275.

Computerized polysomnography at Epworth hospital

Murray Johns & David Burton. 2nd Annual Scientific Meeting, Australasian Sleep Association, Melbourne, 1989.

Computer detection of sleep related myoclonus

Murray Johns, 2nd Annual Scientific Meeting, Australasian Sleep Association, Melbourne, 1989.

A new sleep disorders unit at Epworth Hospital, Melbourne

Murray Johns, Inaugural Scientific Meeting, Australian Sleep Research Society (later the Australasian Sleep Association), Sydney, 12th May 1988.

Normal sleep

Johns, M. W. In R. G. Priest (Ed.), Sleep. An International Monograph 1984. (pp. 12-17). London: Update Books.


Johns, M. W. In O. G. Edholm & J. S. Weiner (Eds.), The Principles and Practice of Human Physiology 1981. (pp. 505 – 527). London: Academic Press.

Sleep at home and in the sleep laboratory: disturbance by recording procedures

Johns, M. W., & Dore, C. Ergonomics, 1978; 21: 325-330.

A transportable sleep recording system

Ellis, B. W., Randall, N. J., Johns, M. W., & Dudley, H. A. Biomed Eng, 1976; 11: 246-248, 251.

A warning device which indicates the stoppage of paper in an ink-writing recorder

Johns, M. W., & Reeves, E. S. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol, 1976; 41: 414-415.

Heart rate and sleep latency in young men

Johns, M. W., Thornton, C., & Dore, C. J Psychosom Res, 1976; 20: 549-553.

Tracking the dominant frequency of the EEG by phase-locked loop demodulation

Johns, M. W., Stear, E. B., & Hanley, J. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol, 1974; 37: 414-416.

Management of insomnia

Johns, M. W. Drugs, 1972; 4: 290-294.

An analogue sleep analyser based on EEG, EOG and skin resistance

Johns, M. W., Cornell, B. A., & Masteron, J. P. Psychophysiology, 1972; 9: 147.

Methods for assessing human sleep

Johns, M. W. Arch Intern Med, 1971; 127: 484-492.

Use of skin resistance in monitoring sleep and wakefulness

Johns, M. W., Cornell, B. A., & Masteron, J. P. (1971). Paper presented at the Digest of 9th International Congress on Biological and Medical Engineering, Melbourne.

The characteristics of slow eye movements during sleep onset

Johns, M.  Australaisian Sleep Association Annual Scientific Meeting, Hobart 2002

A new perspective on sleepiness

Johns MW. Sleep and Biological rhythms, 2010; 8: 170-179

What is excessive daytime sleepiness?

Johns MW. In: Sleep Deprivation: Causes, Effects and Treatment. Editors; P. Fulke and S. Vaughan. Nova Science, New York, 2009, pp. 59-94.

Sleeping: The process of falling asleep

Johns M. Australasian Sleep Association, Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide 1990.

The Choice of objective and subjective test s of daytime sleepiness

Sleep from birth to death, Conference, Bordeaux, France 1999

The subjective measurement of excessive daytime sleepiness

Johns, M. W. In S. R. Pandi-Perumal, J. C. Verster, J. M. Monti, M. Lader & S. Z. Langer (Eds.), Sleep Disorders: Diagnosis and Therapeutics , 2008. (pp. 643-657). London: Informa Healthcare.

Rethinking the assessment of sleepiness

Johns, M. W. Sleep Med Rev, 1998; 2: 3-15.