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28.3 Male, Single, 25-34 yrs, Low grade mental defective, July 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/27

Scope and Contents

"Admitted to CR - rate-aieded, diagnosis - feebleminded since birth (?low grade). mental age 7-8 years. Mother had an epileptic brother, father died ten years ago. Brother, epileptic idiot, died at the age of 14. Good home. Father used to be a weaver. Patient had become truculent and aggressive in the last 4 months. Dr confirms - died of cerebral thrombosis."
Relatives in survey: cousin 28.1


  • Other: July 1946

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