William Owen (6481)

Admission Details for Patient: William Owen (6481)

Gender: Male Age: 40
Marital Status: Married Religion: Congregationalist
Occupation: Labourer
Address: Dolgelley, Merioneth

Date of Admission: January 7, 1905
Date of Discharge: March 23, 1905
Discharge Category: Recovered

Disease: Acute Mania
Supposed Cause: (None stated)

Medical Certificate:
He is very excited regarding religious subjects, and suffers from delusions. Edward Davies, a neighbour, states that occasionally he is threatening in his manner towards those in the house and that they have great trouble with him at times, especially in the early hours of the morning. Dr. D. W. Morris, MRCS, LRCP, Dinas Mawddwy.

Approximate duration of present attack: 7 days

Number of Previous Attacks: 0

Number of Previous Admissions: 0

Number of Subsequent Admissions: 1

Total Number of Admissions: 2

Relatives affected: A cousin

Epileptic: -

Suicidal: -

Dangerous: -

Clean Habit: -

Food Refusal: -

Sleep Habit: -

Destructive Habit: -

Disposition: -

Education: -

Physical/Mental State at Examination: Health moderate. He was admitted suffering from acute mania, of a religious type, for hours at a time he would be singing, shouting and praying - conversation rambling - inclined to be destructive and violent, his general condition is one of great exaltation.

Current Diagnosis: Acute transient psychosis (F23.0)

Case Notes

1905 Jan 14 - A middle aged man rather below average height, dark hair, moustache and complexion. In rather lean condition. Brown irides, pupils equal and mobile. General organs healthy.

Mentally he was admitted suffering from suffering from Acute Mania, of a religious type. For hours at a time he would be singing, shouting and praying. Conversation rambling, inclined to be destructive and violent, his general condition was one of great exaltation.

In a few days his condition improved very much. He became quiet and rational and behaved well in every way.

Now sleeps well and eats well.

Jan 23 - Keeping better and more rational.

No excitement. Mar 18 - Is having frequent relapses of excitement and is likely to become a chronic case. Discharged (recovered) March 23 1905.


Additional Notes

Subsequently admitted:

16th June 1937 (No. 12899, C1291).

No case notes for this admission.

Died on 26th June 1937.

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