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3.16 Female, Married, 55-64 yrs, Schizophrenia, June 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/3

Scope and Contents

"Occupation: House Duties. Husband was killed in action in last war. Rate-aided patient. P[atien]t has two children, both illegitimate. Admitted to CRI. Has built up a delusional system about a legacy. Auditory hallucinations leading to her wandering from her house in night attire. Delusions of persecution. Thinks her neighbours are trying to get money which is legally hers. Diagnosis: Paraphrenia with delusions of persecution and auditory hallucinations. Son works on railway. Daughter works as a maid. [Male informant] thinks this woman should not have been certified. PC says she is all right now. Second husband alive. Very remote home."


  • Other: June 1947

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