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”

15961 entries, 13944 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: April 29, 2024

CHARCOT, Jean Martin

25 entries
  • 2905

Sur la claudication intermittente.

C. R. Soc. Biol. (Paris), (1858), Mémoires, 2 sér., 5, 225-38, 1859.

Charcot was among the first to report intermittent claudication in man.

  • 4498

Contributions à l’étude des altérations anatomiques de la goutte.

C. R. Soc. Biol. (Mémoires), 3 sér., 5, 139-63, 1864.

Charcot and Cornil gave an important description of the renal lesions in gout.

Subjects: NEPHROLOGY, RHEUMATOLOGY › Gout (Podagra)
  • 4775

Douleurs fulgurantes de l’ataxie sans incoordination des mouvements; sclérose commençante des cordons postérieurs de la moëlle épinière.

Gaz. méd. Paris, 3 sér., 21, 122-24, 1866.

First clinical description of the electric pains in tabes.

Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Neurosyphilis
  • 2222

Leçons sur les maladies des vieillards et les maladies chroniques.

Paris: A. Delahaye, 1867.

Charcot inaugurated a course of study of geriatrics, at the Salpêtrière, in 1866; his lectures are embodied in the above work. English translation, 1881.

Subjects: GERIATRICS / Gerontology / Aging
  • 4698

Histologie de la sclérose en plaques.

Gaz. Hôp. (Paris), 41, 554-55, 557-58, 566, 1868.

An important description of multiple sclerosis. Digital facsimile from BnF Gallica at this link.

Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Degenerative Disorders › Multiple Sclerosis
  • 4337
  • 4777

Sur quelques arthropathies qui paraissent dépendre d’une lésion du cerveau ou de la moëlle épinière.

Arch. Physiol. norm. path., 1, 161-78, 1868.

Charcot called attention to tabetic arthropathy, a condition which has since borne his name, while the tabetic joints he so well described are now known as “Charcot’s joints”.

Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Neurosyphilis, ORTHOPEDICS › Diseases of or Injuries to Bones, Joints & Skeleton
  • 4740

Deux cas d’atrophie musculaire progressive avec lésions de la substance grise et des faisceaux antéro-latéraux de la moëlle épinière.

Arch. Physiol. norm. path., 2, 744-60, 1869.

Description of the lesions of the spinal cord in muscular atrophy.

Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Myopathies
  • 4665

Une observation de paralysie infantile s’accompagnant d’une altération des cornes antérieures de la substance grise de la moëlle.

C. R. Soc. Biol. (Paris), (1869), 5 sér., 1, 312-15, 1870.

First demonstration of the atrophy of the anterior horns of the spinal cord in infantile paralysis, confirming earlier suggestions of von Heine and Duchenne.

Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Child Neurology, NEUROLOGY › Inflammatory Conditions › Poliomyelitis
  • 4546

Leçons sur les maladies du système nerveux faites à La Salpêtrière.

Paris: A. Delahaye, 18721887.

An excellent idea of Charcot’s work is gained by perusal of his Leçons, dealing with his teaching on nervous disorders. In the second volume, pp. 1-72, is a classic account of the anomalies of tabes dorsalis. Charcot became one of the greatest of all neurologists. English translation, 1877-89.

Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Diseases of the Nervous System
  • 4995

Leçons sur les maladies du système nerveux faites à La Salpêtrière. 3 vols.

Paris: A. Delahaye, 18721887.

Charcot’s pioneering research on the application of hypnosis to the psychoneuroses brought this subject to the attention of the scientific community.

Subjects: PSYCHIATRY › Neuroses & Psychoneuroses, PSYCHOTHERAPY › Hypnosis
  • 4742

Des amyotrophies spinales chroniques.

Progr. med., 2, 573-74, 1874.

Charcot differentiated between the ordinary (Aran–Duchenne) type of muscular atrophy and the rarer amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, (ALS), at one time called “Charcot’s disease,” but more frequently designated today as Lou Gehrig's disease.

Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Myopathies
  • 3383

Vertiges ab aure laesa (maladie de Menière).

Gaz. Hôp. (Paris), 47, 73-74, 1874.

Charcot completed the description of the syndrome first described by Menière.

Subjects: OTOLOGY › Diseases of the Ear
  • 4558

Leçons sur les localisations dans les maladies du cerveau.

Paris: Progrès médical & V. A. Delahaye, 18761880.

Charcot is especially notable for his important study of the localization of functions in diseases of the brain. Volume two is entitled Leçons sur les localisations dans les maladies du cerveau et de la moëlle épinière… English translation (New Sydenham Society), 1883.

Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Diseases of the Nervous System
  • 4558.1

Iconographie photographique de la Salpêtrière. Service de M. Charcot. 3 vols.

Paris: Bureaux du Progrès Médical & Adrien Delahaye et Lecroisnier, 18761880.

A photographic atlas devoted to cases of hysteria and epilepsy, with case histories; the third volume includes discussions of hypnotism, somnambulism and magnetism. Bourneville was Charcot’s assistant at the Salpêtrière from 1870-79. The plates in v. 1 are mounted photographs (albumen prints) with letterpress captions; the plates in v. 2-3 are collotypes with letterpress captions. All of the plates, which depict patients at La Salpêtrière, are from photographs by Bourneville and Regnard. Title-page vignettes: (v.1: mounted albumen print; v. 2-3: collotypes). Digital facsimile of vol. 1 from Google Books at this link; of vol. 2 from the Internet Archive at this link, and of vol. 3 from the Internet Archive at this link.

Continued in the Nouvelle iconographie, No. 4575. For an analysis of this see No. 8068

Subjects: IMAGING › Photography / Photomicrography , NEUROLOGY › Diseases of the Nervous System, NEUROLOGY › Epilepsy, PSYCHIATRY › Hysteria
  • 4216.2

Leçons sur les maladies du foie, des voies biliaires et des reins.

Paris: Progrés Médical & Adrien Delahaye, 1877.

Charcot defined “scarlatinous nephritis” and “amyloid kidney” as distinct pathological entities. English translation, New York, 1878.

Subjects: NEPHROLOGY › Renal Disease
  • 4749

Sur une forme particuliére d’atrophie musculaire progressive souvent familiale débutant par les pieds et les jambes et atteignant plus tard les mains.

Rev. Méd., 6, 97-138, 1886.

First description of the peroneal form of muscular atrophy, the so-called Charcot–Marie–Tooth type.

Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Myopathies
  • 84

Œuvres complètes ed J.-M. Charcot. Recueillies et publiées par D. M. Bourneville [and others]. 9 vols.

Paris: Bureaux de Progrès Médical; A. Delahaye & E. Lecrosnier, 18861891.

Charcot, famous teacher at La Salpêtrière, created there the greatest neurological clinic of his time. He was a pioneer of psychotherapy and left many memorable descriptions of nervous disorders. Pierre Marie, who died in 1940, was a pupil of Charcot. Digital facsimile from the Internet archive at this link.  An extensive bibliography of Charcot's works with links to digital facsimiles of many of his publications may be found on the Charcot website of Serge Nicolas at (accessed 12-2016).


Subjects: Collected Works: Opera Omnia, NEUROLOGY, PSYCHIATRY
  • 6605

Les démoniaques dans l’art.

Paris: A. Delahaye & E. Lecrosnier, 1887.

Charcot was a talented artist; he collaborated with Richer, artist at La Salpêtrière, in the production of interesting books on disease and deformity, and aspects of medicine and art.

Subjects: ART & Medicine & Biology
  • 4575

NOUVELLE Iconographie de la Salpêtriere. 28 vols.

Paris, 18881918.

Henry Meige, Richer, and other pupils of Charcot published many valuable studies of the constitutional aspects of nervous diseases in the above work, a series unique in the history of medicine and of great value for the study of nervous diseases. This journal was the successor to Charcot's Iconographie de la Salpêtriere, No. 4558.1. Digital facsimile of vols. 2-27 from the Hathi Trust at this link.

Subjects: IMAGING › Photography / Photomicrography , Illustration, Biomedical, NEUROLOGY › Diseases of the Nervous System, PSYCHIATRY
  • 6606

Les difformes et les malades dans l’art.

Paris: Lecrosnier & Babé, 1889.

Reprinted Amsterdam, B.M.Israël, 1972

Subjects: ART & Medicine & Biology
  • 1423

Les centres moteurs corticaux chez l’homme.

Paris: Rueff & Cie, 1895.

Three papers by Charcot and Pitres in 1877, 1878, and 1883 left no doubt as to the existence of cortical motor centres in man. These were later published in book form (above).

Subjects: NEUROSCIENCE › NERVOUS SYSTEM › Brain, including Medulla: Cerebrospinal Fluid
  • 11127

La foi qui guérit.

Paris: aux bureaux du Progrès médical, F. Alcan, 1897.

As one of his last works Charcot published this 38-page pamphlet on faith healing.

Subjects: PSYCHOSOMATIC MEDICINE › Placebo / Nocebo, RELIGION & Medicine & the Life Sciences › Faith Healing
  • 11456

Charcot: Constructing neurology. By Christopher G. Goetz, Michel Bonduelle and Toby Gelfand.

New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995.

An essential account of the life and contributions of Charcot.

Subjects: BIOGRAPHY (Reference Works) › Biographies of Individuals, NEUROLOGY › History of Neurology
  • 11455

Charcot in Morocco. Introduction, notes and translation by Toby Gelfand.

Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2012.

Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Morocco, Travels by Physicians, Surgeons & Scientsts
  • 11453

Charcot's studies on hysteria: Five case histories, 1870-1893.

London: Taylor & Francis, 2019.

Subjects: PSYCHIATRY › History of Psychiatry, PSYCHIATRY › Hysteria