Jonathan G Andrews

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BACKGROUND The Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS [Johns MW. A new method for measuring daytime sleepiness: the Epworth sleepiness scale. Sleep 1991;14(6):540-5]) has been used frequently to assess daytime sleepiness, particularly in the context of clinical sleep disorders. Its psychometric properties are still unclear, particularly when used to evaluate sleep(More)
legal practice of taking these constraintsincluding insanity-into consideration was the attempt to understand the actions of criminals from their own point of view. The crime committed under insanity thus became an understandable act, and the insane criminal became an individual whose motivation and will were fathomable. Rather than simply labelling the(More)
This article surveys evolving and competing medico-legal concepts of pyromania and insane arson. Exploiting evidence from medical jurisprudence, medico-legal publications, medical lexicography and case histories, it seeks to explicate the key positions in contemporary professional debates concerning arson and mental derangement. A major focus is the(More)
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS) is a debilitating condition stemming from disruption to the respiratory system during sleep. At present, the nature of the relationship between OSAS and mood, specifically depression and anxiety, is still unclear. The purpose of this paper is to shed some light on this relationship. PsycINFO was used to locate(More)
This article examines the management and meaning of post-mortem examinations, and the spatial ordering of patients' death, dissection and burial at the Victorian asylum, referencing a range of institutional contexts and exploiting a case study of the Royal Edinburgh Asylum. The routinizing of dissection and the development of the dead-house from a more(More)
  • J Andrews
  • Social history of medicine : the journal of the…
  • 1998
This article is concerned primarily with questions as to how and why case notes were produced and utilized, and how they may (or may not) be used by historians. More specifically, it discusses how the Glasgow Royal Asylum's case notes may be deployed to access patients' experiences of madness and confinement. The deficiencies and biases of the case record(More)