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27.6 Female, Married, 25-34 yrs, Manic depressive, April 1945

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/26

Scope and Contents

"Referred to the Clinic and admitted to CR. Discharged recovered. Diagnosis: Melancholia. Symptoms began at Christmas 1943. She has not remained well since discharge, but has had hysterical fits - treated under Pentothal. Refused to return to CR. Parents alive - father suffers from mild depression. Unhappy childhood, parents separated, patient went to live with her father and his mistress who was a prostitute; stealing, truanting, vice. Parents now together again. Married a railway worker, decent fellow, a Communist. She married him because she thought she was pregnant by him but she is really in love with someone else - met her first love again recently which upset her. No children (both ovaries removed). Home conditions: 3 rooms, passably clean."


  • Other: April 1945

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