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16.1 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Suspected psychiatric illness, January 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15

Scope and Contents

"This girl is blind and M[entally] D[efective, can't work. Parents separated, mother about 50. Brothers are dull and have eye trouble, syphilitic? Older sister, illegitimate. Another sister married a Dutchman. Clean house, overcrowded. From Nurse. [Male informant] thinks her backwardness is due to her blindness - she answers intelligently. On domiciliary benefit. Dr says this girl is not defective, is bright and can read braille. Both eyes have now been removed. Should have been sent to a blind school but Dr was against it."


  • Other: January 1947

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