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18.54 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Anxiety neurosis, June 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/17

Scope and Contents

"Admitted to CRI. Diagnosis: Anxiety Hysteria (mother had breakdown and parental spoiling). Duration of illness: 10 years. Father, good health, solid, cheery man, devoted to family. No family history of nervous instability. Siblings: One baby died, younger brother, good health. At 16 it was discovered patient had anaemia; whe would not go on buses or speak to anyone. Saw Dr who gave her tables which put her periods right. Has been off and on since then; sometimes when in buses, but said she felt bas as if she were going to faint - never did. One month before admission was not sleeping and thought all kinds of things were wrong with her; was eating quite well."

Mother 18.53


  • Other: June 1947

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