Selected Publications


Professor Peretz Lavie

Professor at Faculty of Medicine

Faculty of Medicine André Ballard Chair in Biological Psychiatry


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Peretz Lavie: Selected publications 1975 – 2009

1. Lavie, P. and Lavie, L. Unexpected survival advantage in elderly with moderate sleep apnea. Journal of Sleep Research, 18: 397-403, 2009.

2. Lavie, P. and Lavie L. Cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in obstructive sleep apnea. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 14:3466-3473, 2008.

3. Lavie, L. and Lavie, P. Molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular disease in OSAHS – The oxidative stress link. European Respiratory Journal. Invited review. 33:1467-84, 2009.

4. Dyugovskaya, L., Polyakov, A., Lavie, P. and Lavie, L. Delayed neutrophil apoptosis in patients with sleep apnea. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 177:544-54, 2008.

5. Lavie, P. Who was the first to use the term Pickwickian in connection with sleepy patients? History of sleep apnoea syndrome. Sleep Medicine Reviews 12:5-17, 2008.

6. Lavie, P. Mortality in sleep apnoea syndrome: A review of the evidence. European Respiratory Reviews 16:203-210, 2007.

7. Herscovici, S., Pe’er, A., Papyan, S. and Lavie, P. Detecting REM sleep from the finger: an automatic REM sleep algorithm based on peripheral arterial tone (PAT) and actigraphy. Physiological Measurements 28:129-140, 2007.

8. Lavie, P., Herer, P. and Lavie, L. Mortality risk factors in sleep apnoea: a matched case-control study. Journal of Sleep Research 16:128-34, 2007.

9. Itzhaki, S., Dorchin, H., Clark, G., Lavie, L., Lavie, P. and Pillar, G. The effects of 1-year treatment with a herbst mandibular advancement splint on obstructive sleep apnea, oxidative stress, and endothelial function. Chest 131:740-9, 2007.

10. Lavie, L. and Lavie, P. Elevated plasma homocysteine in older shift-workers: a potential risk factor for cardiovascular morbidity. Chronobiology International 24:115-28, 2007.

11. Iani, C., Gopher, D., Grunwald, A.J. and Lavie, P. Peripheral arterial tone as an on-line measure of load in a simulated flight task. Ergonomics 50:1026-35, 2007.

12. Lavie, L. and Lavie, P. Oxidative stress – the culprit of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. In: Randerath, W.J., Sanner, B.M., Somers V.K. (eds.), Sleep apnea: Current diagnosis and treatment, Karger, Basel, 2006, pp. 97-104.

13. Lavie, L. and Lavie, P. Ischemic preconditioning as a possible explanation for the age decline relative mortality in sleep apnea. Medical Hypotheses 66:1069- 73, 2006.

14. Zohar, D., Tzischinsky, O., Epstein, R. and Lavie, P. The effects of sleep loss on medical residents’ emotional reactions to work events: a cognitive-energy model. Sleep 28:47-54, 2005.

15. Lavie, P., Lavie, L. and Herer, P. All-cause mortality in males with sleep apnoea syndrome: declining mortality rates with age. European Respiratory Journal 25:514-520, 2005.

16. Dyugovskaya, L., Lavie, P., Hirsh, M. and Lavie, L.. Activated CD8+ T-lymphocytes in obstructive sleep apnoea. European Respiratory Journal 25:820-8, 2005.

17. Dyugovskaya, L., Lavie, P. and Lavie, L. Lymphocyte activation as a possible measure of atherosclerotic risk in patients with sleep apnea. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1051:340-350, 2005.

18. Itzhaki, S., Lavie, L., Pillar, G., Tal, G. and Lavie, P. Endothelial dysfunction in obstructive sleep apnea measured by peripheral arterial tone response in the finger to reactive hyperemia. Sleep 28:594-600, 2005

19. Iani, C., Gopher, D. and Lavie, P. effects of task difficulty and invested mental effort on peripheral vasoconstriction. Psychophysiology 41:789-798, 2004.

20. Lavie, L., Vishnesky, A. and Lavie, P. Evidence for lipid peroxidation in obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep 27:123-128, 2004.

21. Lavie, L., Hefetz, A., Luboshitzky, R. and Lavie, P. Plasma levels of nitric oxide and L-arginine in sleep apnea patients: effects of nCPAP treatment. Journal of Molecular Neuroscience 21:57-63, 2003.

22. Lavie, L., Lotan, R., Hochberg, I., Herer, P., Lavie, P. and Levy, A.P. Haptoglobin polymorphism is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Sleep 26:592-595, 2003.

23. Dyugovskaya, L., Lavie, P. and Lavie, L. Phenotypic and functional characterization of blood T cells in sleep apnea. American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine 168:242-249, 2003.

24. Klein, E., Koren, D., Arnon, I. and Lavie, P. Sleep complaints are not corroborated by objective sleep measures in post-traumatic stress disorder: a 1-year prospective study in survivors of motor vehicle crashes. Journal of Sleep Research 12:35-41, 2003.

25. Bar, A., Pillar, G., Dvir, I., Sheffy, J., Schnall, R.P. and Lavie, P. Evaluation of a portable device based on Peripheral Arterial Tone (PAT) for unattended home sleep studies. Chest 123:695-703, 2003

26. Karasik, R., Sapir, N., Ashkenazy, Y., Ivanov, P.C., Dvir, I., Lavie, P. and Havlin, S. Correlation differences in heartbeat fluctuations during rest and exercise. Physical Review E. 66:629-633, 2002

27. Luboshitzky, R., Shen-Orr, Z., Nave, R., Lavi, S. and Lavie, P. Melatonin administration alters semen quality in healthy men. Journal of Andrology 23: 572-578, 2002.

28. Dvir, I., Adler, Y., Freimark, D., Lavie, P. Evidence for fractal correlation properties in variations of peripheral arterial tone during REM sleep. Am. J. American Journal of Physiology, Heart and Circulation Physiology 283:H434-439, 2002.

29. Luboshitzky, R., Aviv, A., Hefetz, A., Herer, P., Shen-Orr, Z., Lavie, L. and Lavie, P. Decreased pituitary-gonadal secretion in men with obstructive sleep apnea. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 87:3394-3398, 2002.

30. Lavie, P. Sleep apnea in the presumably healthy working population – revisited. Sleep 25:380-387, 2002.

31. Koren, D., Arnon, I., Lavie, O. and Klein, E. Sleep complaints as early predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder: a 1-year prospective study of injured survivors of motor vehicle accidents. American Journal of Psychiatry 159:855-857, 2002.

32. Dyugovskaya, L., Lavie, P. and Lavie, L. Increased adhesion molecules expression and production of reactive oxygen species in leukocytes of sleep apnea patients. American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine 165:934-939, 2002.

33. Lavie, L Kraiczi H, Hefetz A, Ghandour H, Perelman A, Hedner J, Lavie P. Plasma vascular endothelial growth factor in sleep apnea syndrome: effects of nasal continuous positive air pressure treatment. American Journal of Respiratory Critical Core Medicine 165:1624-1628, 2002.

34. Lavie P. Sleep disturbances in the wake of traumatic events. New England Journal of Medicine 345:1825-1832, 2001.

35. Lavie, L., Perelman, A. and Lavie, P. Plasma homocysteine levels in Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Chest 120:900-908, 2001.

36. Gadoth, N., Kesler, A., Vainstein, G., Peled, R. and Lavie, P. Clinical and polysomnographic characteristics of 34 patients with Kleine-Levin Syndrome. Journal of Sleep Research 10:337-341, 2001.

37. Lavie, P. and Hoffstein, V. Sleep apnea syndrome: A possible contributing factor to resistant hypertension. Sleep 24:721, 2001.

38. Lavie, P. Sleep-Wake as a Biological Rhythm. Annual Review of Psychology 52: 277-303, 2001.

39. Lavie, P., Schnall, R.P., Sheffy, J. and Shlitner, A. Peripheral vasoconstriction during REM sleep detected by a new plethysmographic method. Nature Medicine 6: 606, 2000.

40. Kerkhofs, M. and Lavie, P. Frederic Bremer 1892-1982: a pioneer in sleep research. Sleep Medicine Reviews 4:505-514, 2000.

41. Pillar, G., Malhotra, A. and Lavie, P. Post-traumatic disorder and sleep – what a nightmare! Sleep Medicine Reviews 4:183-200, 2000.

42. Lavie, P., Herer, P. and Hoffstein, V. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome as a risk factor for hypertension. British Medical Journal 320:479-82, 2000.

43. Schnall, R., Shlitner, A., Sheffy, J. and Lavie, P. Periodic, profound peripheral vasoconstriction – A new marker of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Sleep 22:825-1012, 1999.

44. Peled, N., Abinader, E.G., Pillar, G., Dawood, S. and Lavie, P. Nocturnal ischemic events in patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome and Ischemic Heart Disease. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 34:1745-1749, 1999.

45. Shultz, A., Lavie, L., Hochberg, I., Beyar, R., Stone, T., Skorecki, K., Lavie, P., Roguin and Levy, A.P. Interindividual heterogeneity in the hypoxic regulation of VEGF. Significance for the development of the coronary artery collateral circulation. Circulation 100:547-552, 1999.

46. Pratt, H, Berlad, I., Lavie, P. “Oddball” event-related potentials and information processing during REM and non-REM sleep. Clinical Neurophysiology 110:53-61, 1999.

47. Lavie, P., Shlitner, A. and Nave, R. Cardiac autonomic dysfunction during sleep in patients with organic impotence. Journal of Sleep Research 8:135-42, 1999.

48. Lavie, P., Katz, N. and Zinger, Y. Elevated awaking thresholds during sleep: A pathogenetic characteristic of chronic war-related post-traumatic stress disorder patients. Biological Psychiatry 44:1060-1065, 1998.

49. Peled, N., Greenberg, A., Pillar, G., Zinder, O., Levi, N. and Lavie, P. Contributions of hypoxia and Respiratory Disturbance Index to sympathetic activation and blood pressure in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. American Journal of Hypertension 11:1284-1289, 1998.

50. Epstein R, Chillag, N. and Lavie, P. Starting times of school: effects on daytime functioning of fifth-grade children in Israel. Sleep 21:250-258. 1998.

51. Shochat, T., Haimov, I. and Lavie, P. Melatonin – The key to the gate of sleep. Annals of Medicine 30:109-114, 1998.

52. Lavie, P. Melatonin: Role in gating nocturnal rise in sleep propensity. Journal of Biological Rhythms 12:657-665, 1997.

53. Epstein, R., Herer, P., Tzischinsky, O. and Lavie, P. Changing from communal to familial sleep arrangement in the kibbutz: Effects on sleep quality. Sleep 20:334-339, 1997.

54. Haimov, I. and Lavie, P. Circadian characteristics of Sleep Propensity Function in healthy elderly: A comparison with young adults. Sleep 20:294-300, 1997.

55. Tzischinsky, O. and Lavie, P. The effects of evening bright light on next-day sleep propensity. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 12:259-265, 1997.

56. Pillar, G., Schnall, R., Peled, N., Oliven, A. and Lavie, P. Impaired respiratory response to resistive loading during sleep in healthy offspring of patients with obstructive sleep apnea. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 155:1602-1608, 1997.

57. Lavie, P. and Kaminer, H. Sleep, dreaming and coping style in Holocaust survivors. In: D. Barrett (ed), Trauma and dreams. Cambridge: Harvard, pp 100-103, 1996.

58. Clark, G.T., Blumenfeld, I., Yoffe, N., Peled, E., Laufer, D. and Lavie, P. A cross-over study comparing the efficacy of continuous positive air pressure (CPAP) with anterior mandibular positioning (AMP) devices on patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Chest 109:1477-1483, 1996.

59. Etzioni, A., Luboshitzky, R., Tiosano, D., Ben-Harush, M., Goldsher, D. and Lavie, P. Melatonin replacement corrects sleep disturbances in a child with pineal tumor. Neurology 46:261-263, 1996.

60. Luboshitsky, R., Lavie, S., I. Thuma and Lavie, P. Testosterone treatment alters melatonin concentrations in male patients with gonadotropin-releasing hormone deficiency. Journal of Clinical & Endocrinologic Metabolism, 81:770-774, 1996.

61. Sadeh, A., Hauri PJ, Kripke DF and Lavie, P. The role of actigraphy in the evaluation of sleep disorders. (review) Sleep 18:288-302, 1995.

62. Haimov, I., Lavie, P., Laudon, M., Herer, P., Vigder, C. and Zisapel, N. Melatonin replacement therapy of elderly insomniacs. Sleep 18:598-603, 1995.

63. Luboshitzky, R., Lavi, S., Isaac, T. and Lavie, P. Increased nocturnal melatonin secretion in male patients with hypogonadotropic hypnogonadism and delayed puberty. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 80:2144-2148, 1995.

64. Tov, N., Rubin, A.-H. and Lavie, P. Effects of workload on residents’ sleep duration: objective documentation. Israel Journal of Medical Sciences 31:417-423, 1995.

65. Nave, R., Peled, R. and Lavie, P. Melatonin improves evening napping. European Journal of Pharmacology 275:213-216, 1995.

66. Lavie, P., Peled, R., Berger, I., Yoffe N., Zomer, J. and Rubin, A.H. Mortality in sleep apnea patients: A multivariate analysis of risk factors. Sleep 18:149-157, 1995.

67. Pillar, G. and Lavie, P. Assessment of the role of inheritance in sleep apnea syndrome. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 151:688-691, 1995.

68. Tzischinsky, O., Lavie, P. Melatonin possesses time-dependent hypnotic effects. Sleep 17:638-645, 1994.

69. Haimov, I., Laudon, M., Zisapel, N., Souroujon, M., Nof, D., Shlitner, A., Herer, P., Tzischinsky, O., Vigder, C. and Lavie, P. Sleep disorders and melatonin rhythms in elderly people. British Medical Journal 309:167, 1994.

70. Ophir-Cohen, M., Epstein, R., Tzischinsky, O., Tirosh, E. and Lavie, P. Sleep patterns of children sleeping in residential care – in kibbutz dormitories and at home: A comparative study. Sleep 16:428-432, 1993.

71. Tzischinsky, O., Shlitner, A. and Lavie, P. The association between the sleep gate and nocturnal onset of urinary aMT6s. Journal of Biological Rhythms 8:199-209, 1993.

72. Berlad, I., Shlitner, A. and Lavie, P. Power spectrum analysis of heart rate variability in stage 4 and REM sleep: Evidence for state-specific changes in autonomic dominance. Journal of Sleep Research 2:88-90, 1993.

73. Kaminer, H. and Lavie, P. Sleep and Dreaming in Well-Adjusted and Less-Adjusted Holocaust Survivors. In: Stroebe and Hannson (eds.) Handbook on Bereavement. Cambridge University Press, pp. 331-345, 1993.

74. Lavie, P, Amit, Y., Epstein, R. and Tzischinsky, O. Children’s sleep under the threat of attack by ballistic missiles. Journal of Sleep Research 2:34-37, 1993.

75. Lavie, P., Yoffe, N., Berger, I. and Peled, R. The relationship between the severity of sleep apnea syndrome and 24h blood pressure values in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Chest 103:717-721, 1993.

76. Ilan, Y., Martinowitz, G., Abramsky, O., Glazer, G. and Lavie, P. Prolonged sleep-deprivation induced disturbed liver functions serum lipid levels and hyperphosphatemia. European Journal of Clinical Investigation 22:740-743, 1992.

77. Lavie, P. Modeling sleep propensity – A Need for Rethinking. Journal of Sleep Research 1:99-102, 1992.

78. Lavie, P. and Zvuluni, A. The 24-h Sleep Propensity Function (SPF): Experimental bases for somnotypology. Psychophysiology 29:566-575, 1992.

79. Lavie, P. Beyond circadian regulation: Ultradian components of the sleep-wake cycle. In: Stampi C. (ed.) Ultrashort and Polyphasic Sleep, Birkhauer, Boston, 1992.

80. Charuzi, I., Lavie, P., Peizer, J. and Peled, R. Bariatric surgery in morbidly obese sleep apnea patients: short and long-term follow-up. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 55:594-596, 1992.

81. Lavie, P., Carmeli, A., Mevorach, L. and Liberman, N. Sleeping under the threat of the scud: War-related environmental insomnia. Israel Journal of Medical Sciences 27:681-686, 1991.

82. Lavie, P. The Touch of Morpheus. Neurology 41:1841-844, 1991.

83. Dagan, Y., Lavie, P. and Bleich, A. Elevated awakening thresholds in sleep stage 3-4 in war-related PTSD. Biological Psychiatry 30:618-622, 1991.

84. Lavie, P. The 24-h Sleep Propensity Function (SPF): Practical and Theoretical implications. In: T. Monk (ed.) Sleep, Sleepiness and Performance Wiley, Chichester, pp. 65-96, 1991.

85. Kaminer, H. and Lavie, P. Sleep and dreams in well adjusted and less adjusted Holocaust survivors. Journal of Nervous & Mental Disease 179:664-669, 1991.

86. Lavie, P. and Kaminer, H. Dreams that poison sleep: Dreaming in Holocaust Survivors. Dreaming 1:11-21, 1991.

87. Blatt, I., Peled, R., Gadoth, N. and Lavie, P. The value of sleep recordings in evaluating somnambulism in young adults. EEG and Clinical Neurophysiology 78:407-412, 1991.

88. Sadeh, A., Lavie, P., Sher, A., Tirosh, E. and Epstein, R. Actigraphic home monitoring of sleep-disturbed and control infants: A new method for pediatric assessment of sleep-wake patterns. Pediatrics 87:494-499, 1991.

89. Zomer, J., Lavie, P. Sleep-related automobile accidents – When and Who. In: J. Horne (ed.) Sleep ’90 Pontenagel Press, Bochum, pp. 448-451.

90. Tzischinsky, O., Epstein, R. and Lavie, P. Sleep-wake cycles in rotating shift-workers: comparison between 3- and 5-day shift system. In: G. Costa, G. Cesana, K. Kogi and A. Wedderburn (eds) Shiftwork: Health, Sleep And Performance. Peter Lang, Frankfurt, pp. 651-656, 1990.

91. Epstein, R., Tzischinsky, O. and Lavie, P. Rotating shift-worker women in the microelectronic industry. In: G. Costa, G. Cesana, K. Kogi and A. Wedderburn (eds.) Shiftwork: Health, Sleep and Performance. Peter Lang, Frankfurt, pp. 83-88, 1990.

92. Lavie, P. Effects of midazolam on sleep disturbances associated with westward and eastward flights: evidence for directional effects. Psychopharmacology 101: 250-254, 1990.

93. Lavie, P. and Segal, S. 24-h structure of sleepiness in morning and evening persons investigated by ultrashort sleep-wake cycle. Sleep, 12:522-528, 1989.

94. Sadeh, A., Alster, J. and Lavie, P. Actigraphically based automatic bedtime sleep-wake scoring: Validity and clinical applications. Journal of Ambulatory Monitoring 2:2009-2216 1989.

95. Lavie, P. and Weler, B. Timing of naps: effects on post-nap sleepiness levels. EEG and Clinical Neurophysiology 72:218-224, 1989.

96. Lavie, P. To nap, perchance to sleep. In: D. Dinges, R. Broughton (eds.), Sleep and Alertness: Chronobiological, Behavioral and Medical Aspects. Raven Press, New York, pp. 99-120, 1989.

97. Charuzi, I., Fraser, D., Peiser, J., Ovnat, A. and Lavie, P. Sleep apnea syndrome in the morbidly obese undergoing bariatric surgery. Gastroenterology Clinics of North America 16:517-519, 1987.

98. Lavie, P., Gopher, D. and Wollman, M. Thirty-six hour correspondence between performance and sleepiness cycles. Psychophysiology 24:430-438, 1987.

99. Lavie, P. Ultrashort sleep-wake cycle: Timing of REM sleep. Evidence for sleep-dependent and sleep-independent components. Sleep 10:62-68, 1987.

100. Hefez, A., Metz, L. and Lavie, P. Long term effects of extreme situational stress on sleep and dreaming. American Journal of Psychiatry 144:344-347, 1987.

101. Gordon, C.R. and Lavie, P. The role of the autonomic nervous system in the regulation of ultradian rhythms in dogs’ kidney excretions. Physiology and Behavior 38:307-313, 1986.

102. Helfand, R., Lavie, P. and Hobson, J.A. REM/NREM discrimination via ocular and limb movement monitoring: Correlation with polygraphic data and development of REM state algorithm. Psychophysiology 23:334-340, 1986.

103. Lavie, P. and Hobson, J.A. The origin of dreams. Psychological Bulletin, 100: 229-240, 1986.

104. Wollman, M. and Lavie, P. A hypernychthemeral sleep-wake cycle: Some hidden regularities. Sleep 9:324-334, 1986.

105. Peled, R. and Lavie, P. Paroxysmal awakenings from sleep associated with daytime somnolence – A form of nocturnal epilepsy. Neurology 36:95-98, 1986.

106. Lavie, P. Ultrashort sleep-waking schedule. III. “Gates” and “Forbidden Zones” for sleep. EEG and Clinical Neurophysiology 63:414-425, 1986.

107. Lavie, P. and Tzischinsky, O. Cognitive asymmetry and dreaming – Lack of relationship. American Journal of Psychology 98:353-361, 1985.

108. Gordon, C.R. and Lavie, P. Urinary ultradian rhythms in dogs. In: H. Schulz and P. Lavie (eds.), Ultradian Rhythms in Physiology and Behavior. Springer-Verlag: Heidelberg, pp. 110-124, 1985.

109. Charuzi, I., Ovnat, A., Peiser, J., Saltz, H., Weitzman, S. and Lavie, P. The effect of surgical weight reduction on sleep quality in obesity-related sleep apnea syndrome. Surgery, 97:535-538, 1985.

110. Gordon, C.R. and Lavie, P. Circadian variations in urine excretions and hormones. Role of autonomic innervation. Physiology and Behavior 35:175-181, 1985.

111. Lavie, P. Nothing new under the moon: Historical accounts of the sleep apnea syndrome. Archives of Internal Medicine 144:2025-2028, 1984.

112. Lavie, P., Ben-Yosef, R. and Rubin A.-H. Incidence of sleep apnea syndrome among patients with essential hypertension. American Heart Journal 108:373-376, 1984.

113. Lavie, P. and Zomer, J. Ultrashort sleep-waking schedule. II. Relationship between ultradian rhythms in sleepability and the REM-NONREM cycles and effects of circadian phase. EEG and Clinical Neurophysiology 57:35-42, 1984.

114. Peiser, J., Lavie, P., Ovnat, A. and Charuzi, I. Sleep apnea syndrome in the morbidly obese as an indication for gastric bypass surgery. Annals of Surgery 199:112-115, 1984.

115. Lavie, P., Pratt, H., Sharf, B., Peled, R. and Brown, J. Localized pontine lesion: nearly total absence of REM sleep. Neurology 34:118-120, 1984.

116. Lavie, P. Incidence of sleep apnea in a presumably healthy working population. A significant relationship with excessive daytime sleepiness. Sleep 6:312-318, 1983.

117. Gertz, J. and Lavie, P. Biological rhythms in arousal indices: a potential confounding effect in EEG biofeedback. Psychophysiology 29:690-695, 1983.

118. Peled, R., Pratt, H., Sharf, B. and Lavie, P. Auditory brainstem evoked potentials during sleep apnea. Neurology 33:419-423, 1983.

119. Lavie, P. Sleep apnea in industrial workers. In: C. Guilleminault and E. Lugaresi (eds.) Long Term Evolution and Natural History of Sleep Disorders, Raven Press, pp. 127-135, 1983.

120. Lavie, P. Ultradian rhythms in human sleep and wakefulness – a multioscillatory hypothesis. In: W.B. Webb (ed.) Biological Rhythms and Performance, Wiley Pub., London, pp. 239-271, 1982.

121. Gordon, H.W., Fruman, B. and Lavie, P. Shift in cognitive asymmetries between waking from REM and NREM sleep. Neuropsychologia 120:99-103, 1982.

122. Lavie, P. and Scherson, A. Ultrashort sleep-wake schedule – I. Evidence for ultradian rhythmicity in sleep ability. EEG and Clinical Neurophysiology 52: 163-174, 1981.

123. Lavie, P. Sleep habits and sleep disturbances in industry workers in Israel: Main findings and some characteristics of workers complaining of EDS. Sleep 4:1247-1258, 1981.

124. Eliaschar, I., Lavie, P., Halperin, E., Gordon, C. and Alroy, G. Sleep apneic episodes as indications for adenotonsillectomy. Archives of Otolaryngology 106:492-496, 1980.

125. Lavie, P. Rapid eye movements in REM sleep – More evidence for a periodic organization. EEG and Clinical Neurophysiology 46:683-688, 1979.

126. Lavie, P., Hefez, A., Hertz, G. and Enoch, D. Long-term effects of traumatic war-related events on sleep. American Journal of Psychiatry 136:175-180, 1979.

127. Lavie, P. and Kripke, D.F. Ultradian rhythms in urine flow in waking humans. Nature 269:112-114, 1977.

128. Lavie, P. and Sutter, D. Differential responding to the Beta Movement after waking from REM and NONREM sleep. American Journal of Psychology 88:177-186, 1975.

129. Lavie, P. and Webb, W.B. Time perception in two weeks of isolation. American Journal of Psychology 88:177-186, 1975.


1. Lavie P. The race for the impact factor. Journal of Sleep research. 18:283-284, 2009

2. Lavie P. On sleepy humans and sleepy rats. J Sleep Res. 17:363-4, 2008

3. Pillar, G. and Lavie, P. Upper airway in obstructive sleep apnea–controversies continue. J Sleep Res; 17:123-4, 2008

4. Lavie, P. Do not take siesta after lunch – fact or myth? Sleep 28:345-347, 2005

5. Lavie, P. Genetics wakes up to sleep. Sleep Medicine Reviews. 9:87-89, 2005

6. Lavie, P. Sleep apnea causes cardiovascular disease. American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine 169:147-148. 2004.

7. Lavie P. Sleep medicine – In the wake of a new medical subspeciality.
Israel Journal of Psychiatry Related Science 39:1-2, 2002.

8. Lavie P. Lessons from the Blind. Sleep Medicine Reviews I5:185-187, 2001.

9. Lavie P. Treatment of Sleep Apnea: Unmet Needs. Chest 116:1501-1503, 1999.


1. Lavie, P. Restless Nights: Understanding Snoring and Sleep Apnea. Yale University Press, 2003.

2. Lavie, P. Leilot Lelo Nachat. Yediot Achronot/Sifrei Chemed, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2002.

3. Lavie, P., Pillar, G. and Malhotra A. Sleep Disorders: Diagnosis, Management and Treatment. A Handbook for Clinicians. Martin Dunitz Ltd, publishers, London, 2002.

4. Lavie, P. The Enchanted World of Sleep. Yale University Press (translated into French, Italian, German, Polish, Greek, Spanish, Portuguese, Czech, Ukrainian, Chinese [2 versions], Japanese) 1996. Published in paperback in 1998.

5. Lavie P. ‘Olama Hakasum shel Hasheina’ Yediot Achronot/Sifrei Chemed, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 1993.

6. Lavie, P. Brain, Structure and Function: Historical Concepts. Ministry of Defense Publication, Israel 1989 (Heb.).

7. Horne, J. and Lavie, P. (Eds.). Sleep. Fischer Struttgart, 1988.

8. Schulz, H. and Lavie, P. (Eds.) Ultradian Rhythms in Physiology and Behavior. Springer, Berlin, 1985.

9. Lavie, P. Lectures on Sleep and Dreaming. Ministry of Defense Publication, Israel, 1981 (Heb.).