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”

15871 entries, 13811 authors and 1928 subjects. Updated: March 19, 2023


4 entries
  • 10639

Folklore of the teeth.

New York: Macmillan, 1928.

Subjects: DENTISTRY › History of Dentistry, TRADITIONAL, Folk or Indigenous Medicine
  • 8894

Child psychiatry.

Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas, 1935.

Leo Kanner, an Austrian émigré and medical graduate of the University of Berlin, founded the first academic department of child psychiatry under the direction of Adolf Meyer at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Kanner was the first U. S. physician to be identified as a child psychiatrist, and his textbook, Child Psychiatry (1935), introduced both the specialty and the term to the English speaking academic community.

Subjects: PSYCHIATRY › Child Psychiatry
  • 10640

Rumination number. Historical notes on rumination in man. The first historical monograph on the subject.

Medical Life, 43, No. 2., New York: Froben Press, 1936.

The first historical monograph on rumination syndrome or merycism.

Subjects: GASTROENTEROLOGY › History of Gastroenterology , PSYCHIATRY › History of Psychiatry
  • 7625

Autistic disturbances of affective contact.

Nervous Child, 2, 217–250, 1943.

The first description of “early infantile autism” as a disorder marked by extreme detachment, self-isolation, inability to form relationships, frequent failure to acquire communicative abilities, and preoccupation with sameness.

Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Child Neurology, NEUROLOGY › Neurodevelopmental Disorders › Autism, PSYCHIATRY › Child Psychiatry