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21.71 Female, Separated or divorced, 25-34 yrs, Hysteria, April 1945

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/20

Scope and Contents

"This woman is being treated for hysteria. She was married at 16 (pregnant) to a man who turned out to be already married. She later married a farm worker of lower social standing. Her hysterical temperament has wrecked the marriage - she makes scenes, threatens suicide, was found cutting down a clothes line to tie it around her neck. Her husband has left her. Small cottage, clean. Patient admitted having made an hysterical attemtp with sleeping tablets."


  • Other: April 1945

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