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Introductory Textbook of Psychiatry, 5th ed
J Clin Psychiatry 2011;72(8):1159 [book review]
Copyright 2011 Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc.
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Medical textbooks have a long tradition that may have begun in ancient Egypt with the classic papyri that recorded empirical observations on burn care, wound management, gastrointestinal ailments, and congestive heart failure. Modern textbooks of psychiatry perhaps began with Griesinger’s 1867 text that viewed psychiatry as a legitimate field of medicine with a strong organic substrate. Cheyne’s The English Malady, a monograph on severe health anxiety, antedated the new DSM-5 diagnosis of illness anxiety disorder.