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Francis Xavier Dercum - bibliography

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American neurologist, born August 10, 1856, Philadelphia; died April 24, 1931.


  • A clinical manual of mental diseases.
    Philadelphia and London, 1913; 2nd edition, 1917.
  • Hysteria and accident compensation. Philadelphia, 1916.
  • Rest, suggestion and other therapeutics measures in nervous and mental diseases. Philadelphia, 1917.
  • An essay on the physiology of mind.
    Philadelphia and London, 1922.
  • The biology of internal secretions. 1924.
  • The physiology of the mind. 1925. Obituary: Journal of the American Medical Association, Chicago, 1931, 96: 1639.
  • C. W. Burr:
    Memoir of Francis X Dercum.
    Transactions of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 1932, 54: 65-71.
  • Fischer:
    Dercum, Francis Xavier.
    In: Biographisches Lexicon der hervorragenden Ärzte. Berlin, Urban und Schwarzenberg, 1932: 309.
  • T. B. Throckmorton:
    Francis X Dercum: Physician, teacher and philosopher.
    Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, Chicago, 1942, 96: 529-541.
  • J. C. DaCosta:
    Francis X Dercum.
    In F.E. Keller, editor: The trials and triumphs of the surgeon and other literary gems. Philadelphia: Dorrance & Company, 1944: 172-182.
  • P. Beighton, G. Beighton:
    Dercum, FX (1856-1931).
    In: The man and the syndrome. Berlin, Springer-Verlag, 1986: 208.
  • F. B. Wagner Jr:
    Francis X Dercum, MD, professor of nervous and mental diseases (1900-1925).
    In: Thomas Jefferson University. Tradition and Heritage. Philadelphia, Lea & Feibiger, 1989: 467-468.

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