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

HASLAM, John

3 entries
  • 4794

Observations on insanity.

F. & C. Rivington, 1798.

Haslam was among the first to describe general paralysis; he recorded three cases (pp. 64, 67, 92, 120).



Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Paralysis, PSYCHIATRY
  • 4924.1

Illustrations of madness: exhibiting a singular case of insanity… with a description of the tortures experienced by bomb-bursting, lobster-cracking and lengthening the brain.

London: Rivingtons, 1810.

The first medical book devoted to a single case of insanity, and the first illustration of an influencing machine, commonly complained of by paranoid patients.



Subjects: PSYCHIATRY › Paranoia
  • 7108

Medical jurisprudence as it relates to insanity, according to the laws of England.

London: Printed for C. Hunter, Law Bookseller, 1817.

The first English work on the forensic aspects of mental illness. Digital facsimile from Wellcome Forensics Collection, Internet Archive, at this link.



Subjects: Forensic Medicine (Legal Medicine), PSYCHIATRY › Forensic Psychiatry