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

BEARD, George Miller

3 entries
  • 4843

Neurasthenia, or nervous exhaustion.

Boston med. surg. J., 80, 217-21, 1869.

“Beard’s disease” (neurasthenia) first described. See also No. 4846.



Subjects: PSYCHIATRY, PSYCHIATRY › Neuroses & Psychoneuroses
  • 1996.4

A practical treatise on the medical and surgical uses of electricity, including localized and general electrization.

New York: William Wood, 1871.

Beard and Rockwell were the leading American electrotherapists of the 19th century. This is the most influential American treatise ever published on electrotherapy. It is of especial value today for its comprehensive and carefully documented historical analysis. In a nontherapeutic application of medical electricity Rockwell invented the electric chair.



Subjects: THERAPEUTICS › Medical Electricity / Electrotherapy
  • 4846

A practical treatise on nervous exhaustion (neurasthenia).

New York: W. Wood & Co., 1880.


Subjects: PSYCHIATRY, PSYCHIATRY › Neuroses & Psychoneuroses