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13.12 Male, 15-24 yrs, Single, Dull and backward, Physical illness or invalidism, September 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/12

Scope and Contents

"This boy was dullish and nervous at school; got very plump ? glandular dysfunction. Went to school but the journey was too much for him and he had to spend several months in bed with heart trouble, then returned to school till he was 14, working at his own pace. Now working on farm; is rather bent, smokes too much. Father, a shepherd. Mother 50+, decent people. Two sisters, one married, O.K. the other has T.B. Clean house, not overcrowded, fine people. No P.A. Doctor confirms - had nephritis at 15 or 16, slow and shy."


  • Creation: September 1946

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