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26.4, Female, Single, Over 65 yrs, Schizophrenia, December 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/25

Scope and Contents

"Rate-aided patient. Occupations: Cook. Diagnosis: Paraphrenia. Only the Public Assistance Officer accompanied this old lady and he could give no information about her family history. Patient had been working as a cook and three weeks prio to her admission expressed delusions that her cat was being thrashed by men in the wood; she saw the cat being tortured and given to ferrets to get its blood. Patient said the Reverend was lying dead outside the house. Not known to minister or nurse. PC confirms - "completely gone, gave him £3 once to look for her cat, always worrying about it." No relations known."


  • Other: December 1946

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