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7.39 Female, Single, Over 65 yrs, Involutional melancholia, June 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/7

Scope and Contents

"Private patient. Obligant is brother. Principal Cause - heredity. Diagnosis - Melancholia. Onset of symptoms - 1941? Two maternal uncles committed suicide, ? alcoholism. Patient's brother was in CRI. Patient is one of a family of five. One sister died at 21 or 22 years, ? brain abscess. Love affair said to be possible cause. Patient is the eldest of the family. Patient never had employment."


  • Creation: June 1947

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