An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15791 entries, 13704 authors and 1919 subjects. Updated: September 13, 2022

CHEYNE, George

2 entries
  • 4487

Observations concerning the nature and due method of treating the gout.

London: G. Strahan & W. Mears, 1720.


Subjects: RHEUMATOLOGY › Gout (Podagra)
  • 4840

The English malady; or, a treatise of nervous diseases of all kinds.

London: G. Strahan, 1733.

Cheyne attributed hypochondria (“Cheyne’s disease”) to the moisture of the air and variability of the weather in the British Isles. Cheyne himself suffered from this disease and the work includes a careful account of his own case history.



Subjects: PSYCHIATRY › Hysteria