John Harsh, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychology

Sleep and Behavior

Last Seven Years

Cairns A., & Harsh, J. Changes in Sleep Duration, Timing, and Quality as Children Transition to Kindergarten. Under Review.

Storfer-Isser A, LeBourgeois MK, Harsh J, Tompsett CJ, & Redline S. Validity of the Adolescent Sleep Hygiene Scale (ASHS). Under Review.

Gribbin, C, Watamura S, Cairns A, Harsh J, LeBourgeois MK. (2012). The Awakening Cortisol Response in 2- to 4-Year Old Children: Effects of Acute Nighttime Sleep Restriction, Wake Time, and Daytime Napping. Developmental Psychobiology,54(4):412-22.

Cairns A., LeBourgeois M., Crosby B, and Harsh J. Sleepiness among Preadolescent School-Age Children: A Review of Population-Based Studies. Under Review.

Black J, Hull, S, Tiller J, Yang R., and Harsh J. The long-term tolerability and efficacy of armodafinil in patients with excessive sleepiness associated with treated obstructive sleep apnea, shift work disorder, or narcolepsy: an open-label extension study. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 2010, 6(5), 458-466.

Krystal, A. D., Harsh, J., Yang, R., Rippon, G.A., and Lankford, D.A. (2009). A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of Armodafinil for Excessive Sleepiness in Patients with Treated Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Comorbid Depression. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry; 2010;71(1):32-40.

Fortunato, V. LeBourgeois, M. & Harsh, J. Development and Validation of a Five-Dimensional Measure of Adult Sleep Quality. Educational and Psychological Measurement. Jun 2008; vol. 68: pp. 488 - 514.

Harsh, J. (2007). The Epidemiology of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness and Its Impact on Individuals and Society. Consultant (supplement), 14-21.

The Use of Computerized Polysomnography in Sleep Disorders Medicine: A Review of Evidence, Expert Consensus, and Recommendations. An American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) Task Force Report. The Digital Task Force of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Max Hirshkowitz, PhD; Thomas Penzel, PhD; John Harsh, PhD; Ron Chervin,MD; Nic Butkov,RPSGT; Meir Kryger, MD; Beth Malow, MD; Michael Vitiello, MD; Michael Silber, MD; Clete Kushida, MD; Andrew Chesson, MD (2007). Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 3, 109-120.

Picchioni, D., Hope, C.R., Barry, M.B., Harsh, J. A Case-Control Study of the Environmental Risk Factors for Narcolepsy. (2007). Neuroepidemiology.

Fortunato, V. and Harsh, J. Stress and Sleep Quality: The Moderating Role of Negative Affectivity. Personality and Individual Differences. 2006, 41, 821-836.

Harsh, J., Hayduk, R., Rosenberg, R., Wesnes, K.A., Walsh, J.K., Arora, S., Niebler, G., and Roth, T. Armodafinil Improves Ability to Maintain Wakefulness, Clinical Symptoms, and Aspects of Cognitive Function in Patients with Narcolepsy.” Current Medical Research and Opinion. 2006: 22, 761-764