Admission Details for Patient: William Williams (2511)
Gender: Male Age: 32
Marital Status: Married Religion: Calvinist Methodist
Occupation: Merchant seaman
Address: Carnarvon, Carnarvonshire
Date of Admission: November 17, 1875
Date of Death: February 14, 1877
Cause of Death: Dementia with debility
Disease: Acute Mania
Supposed Cause: Great anxiety about examination/ 'probably drink'
Incoherence of speech and delusions that the parish gravedigger follows him and wants to bury him alive. At times very excitable and restless. From his wife: At night very excited, and when he wakes fancies himself on board the ship, which he says is on fire and attempts to make his escape by jumping over the banisters.
Approximate duration of present attack: 7 weeks
Number of Previous Attacks: 0
Number of Previous Admissions: 0
Number of Subsequent Admissions: 0
Total Number of Admissions: 1
Suicidal: Yes, threatened often to drown himself
Dangerous: Yes, struck his wife
Food Refusal: No
Sleep Habit: None scarcely for 7 weeks
Destructive Habit: No but takes his clothes off constantly
Disposition: eetotaller (but see 'additional notes'
Physical/Mental State at Examination: Health good. Naevus over right side of face. Was at sea, went away 3 days before he returned to his wife 7 weeks ago and was then in condition much like his present one. He intended soon to go before the Examiners for Chief Mate Certificate".
Current Diagnosis: Disorder due to use of alcohol (F10)