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23.8 Male, Single, 15-24 yrs, Anxiety neurosis, June 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/22

Scope and Contents

"Diagnosis: Anxiety state. "He was a spoilt over-protected only child who was brought up by his parent to believe he was a semi-invalid. He has no hobbies, interests or friends, and admits he spend much of his time worrying over his health and feeling his pulse etc. Although introspective and solitary I could find no evidence of a schizophrenic thought process. I think he is a constitutional neurotic who requires constant encouragement to widen the range of his interests and live a more normal life. For this reason his bronchitis should be stressed as little as possible and he should start work as soon as ever. Dr considers it safe from a physical point of view. He appeared to respond well to explanation and suggestions, and I should like him to return in two weeks time for a further talk". Mother is very delicates, has had 4 or 5 stillbirths. Housing: clean, poor house, two rooms."


  • Other: June 1946

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