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3.41 Female, Widowed, Over 65 yrs, Senile and Arterio-sclerotic psychoses, May 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/3

Scope and Contents

"Admitted to CRI. Diagnosis: Senile Melancholia. This old lady was brought to Hospice after consultation and much persuasion. She behaved quite pleasantly but was absolutely obstinate about giving particulars or history and this was dispensed with. Occupation: Housewife (husband was a coal merchant). Previously in CRI with mania. Illegitimate. No children. Apparently alcoholic during her manic phase. Had had a depression in her late 30's. [Female teacher[ confirms. Can be very nice but can give a lot of trouble. Persecuted at times. Living alone."


  • Other: May 1946

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