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Feeding and eating disorders

Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
Scope Note: A group of disorders characterized by physiological and psychological disturbances in appetite or food intake.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

21.9 Male, Single, 35-44 yrs, Schizophrenia, April 1945

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/20
Scope and Contents "This man is "a wee bit off", queer, just works when he likes, "is that wise that he'll no work". He was in the last war, has just lived on the family farm since then. Loafs about the garage, brother keeps him. Parents dead. Fairly big farm house, no over-crowding. Very decent people, rather old-fashioned. The weakness is thought to come from his father's side - he was an estate worker, decent but dull, no push, used to drive the cart. PC confirms queerness. He walks along the road with his...
Dates: Other: April 1945

2.60 Female, Married, 25-34 yrs, Anxiety Neurosis, September 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2
Scope and Contents "Appendix removed and two ovarion cysts and part of womb removed. Good recovery. Severe haemorrhage, got radiation treatments and radiotherapy. Began to worry about health, wondered if she would ever get better. Got depressed, has not eaten well for weeks. Gets sleeping tablets, does not feel rested. Has lost interest in her house, cannot stand noise. Finds the children get on her nerves. Weeps occasionally, has feeling in pit of stomach, as if everything were stuck there. Feels sick when going...
Dates: Other: September 1947

23.65 Male, Single, 25-34 yrs, Anxiety neurosis, June 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/22
Scope and Contents "Diagnosis: Anxiety state. Joined the army, enjoyed it at first but was glad to get out of it by volunteering for work in the mines. Subnormal intelligence. States he has been nervous all his life even at school but he has always tried not to show it. Never played games. Neurotic symptoms relating to heart and stomach. Present attack his fears have spread to fears re his bodily health. "Told he could eat ordinary food if not afraid of it (at present diet chiefly dry toast). Doubtful he took...
Dates: Other: June 1946

40.14 Female, Single, 15-24 yrs, Maladjusted child, July 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/38
Scope and Contents "Takes sick turns, thin delicate girl, won't eat, faddy about her food. Clean and well looked after. Not known to P.A.O. P.C. confirms. Nurse confirms - spoilt, takes fainting turns."
Dates: Other: July 1947

16.282 Male, Married, 45-54 yrs, Anxiety neurosis, July 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents "Farm foreman. Siblings: Six, three of whom are dead. Elder sister - married, no children, excitable at times. Younger brother has always been at home because of lifelong asthma, his son also has asthma. Paternal uncle was a chronic alcoholic. Marriage: Very happy, two sons, elder works with his father, he is a normal, healthy young man. The younger is a low-grade mantal defective, can't feed himself etc. For past two months patient has been troubled with stomach pains after eating, nausea but...
Dates: Other: July 1947

28.179 Female, Married, 45-54 yrs, Manic depressive, Physical illness or invalidism, October 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/27
Scope and Contents "This woman is worse than her husband, always complaining, always vomiting her food, has had several x-rays, stomach normal but complains of chronic gastritis. An awful "greetin' Jenny", always ready to burst into tears, very weak mentally."
Relatives in survey: son 28.181
Dates: Other: October 1946