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25.1 Male, Married, Over 65 yrs, Manic depressive, Physical illness or invalidism, December 1944

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/24

Scope and Contents

'This man has been in CRI several times. Diagnosis "melancholia". Treatment for pernicious anaemia has improved his symptoms. Physcially healthy, has worked as a ploughman. Appears to have had frequent depressions when at home - used to lie in bed, would not work. Has a strong religious streak. Still having treatment by injection for anaemia. He heard that his nephew had been killed in action - this preciptitated a depression; it did not last very long but he was violent and "outrageous" for the first time. He is much better but not yet mentally well. Wife would like PSW to keep in touch.'
Relatives in survey: great nephew 25.16, son 25.2

Dates

  • Other: December 1944

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Extent

4 Sheets

Repository Details

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