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11.40 Female, Single, Over 65 yrs, Low grade mental defective, November 1945

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/10

Scope and Contents

"This woman is definitely mental. Not senile - has always been like this. She keeps house for an old man. [Male confirms] employer is very mean, does not give her enough to eat. Definite case of exploitation of an MD but as she is not certified there is nobody to supervene. Dr confirms - suffers from a peculiar anaesthesia of one side of body and face."

Relatives in survey: daughter


  • Other: November 1945

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