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24.76 Female, Separated or divorced, 35-44 yrs, Other organic psychoses (dementia), December 1945

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/23

Scope and Contents

'This woman was admitted to CRI and discharged. Diagnosis: Organic dementia. She was re-admitted as a private patient. Discharged into care of her brother in law. Parents dead. Four surviving children, three of them had twin siblings who died. She is separated from her husband on account of her mental illness. Home conditions: apparently good, not overcrowded. [Son] is easily led. [Daughter] is delicate and anaemic. Nurse says that only the last pregnancy was a twin, the others were all single births. Her mother was shameless, dirty and deteriorated before she died. PC: seems normal at times, can go into [local area] on the bus, helps about the house. At other times seems moody, not so well.'

Relatives in survey: Husband 24.75, sister 24.54


  • Other: December 1945

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