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45.14 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Maladjusted child, August 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/42

Scope and Contents

"This child has some sort of nervous disturbance. He was sent to the Sick Children's Hospital in [area] for investigation, developed Scarlet Fever there and was paralysed to a certain extent afterwards. He is now home but backward. Teacher - he will not speak, now speaks to the other children but will not play with them, she thinks his behaviour is abnormal. He does not do what you tell him to do; can't turn up the place in a book. Can't read but has to spell every word. She can't test him until he speaks. Father a gardener, mother hysterical. Living conditions good, harmonious, nice folk."

Relatives in survey: mother 45.14, siblings 45.16


  • Other: August 1946

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