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8.32 Male, Single, 45-54 yrs, High grade mental defective, Physical illness or invalidism, June 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/8

Scope and Contents

"Admitted to CRI. Diagnoisis: Imbecile (fairly high grade Little's Disease). Patient has never been right or fit for anything. His mother died and there is no-one to look after him, as his father has to go out to work (being at present unemployed). He was brought to CRI to be taken care of. Patient behaves well and gives no trouble. Appears quite contented. He is very crippled and can only walk very slowly with the aid of a three-wheeled support."


  • Other: June 1947

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