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16.31 Female, Married, 55-64 yrs, Schizophrenia, Alcoholism, January 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15

Scope and Contents

"This old lady stops strangers and asks them if her son will come back from Canada (son is dead). Very wandered, persecuted. Nurse says she is not a widow - husband a big stout man. Two married daughters OK. Son keeps the English Church. She used to be depressed and would lie in bed all the time. Now elated. House not very clean - she is out all day. No Public Assistance. Dr - really the result of alcoholism, deluded. Heading for CRI."


  • Other: January 1947

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