Admission Details for Patient: Eleazor Brereton (6527)
Gender: Male Age: 45
Marital Status: Widowed Religion: Church of England
Occupation: Railway labourer
Address: Bangor, Carnarvonshire
Date of Admission: March 4, 1905
Date of Death: August 19, 1905
Cause of Death: Acute Tubercule Lungs certified COD.
Disease: Melancholia with stupor
Supposed Cause: Loss of wife
That it is difficult to fix his attention - that he said he knew no reason why he acted as he did yesterday - refusing to be roused from his pretended sleep - and that he said his wife came to him the other night telling him that she had come to fetch him to heaven. Leah Grant, 65 Tanymynydd, Bangor, states that no sooner does he finish his food than he protests he has had none and wants more - that he dies not sleep - that he is incoherent in speech and laughing without cause - that he said his deceased wife had come to the room to fetch him to heaven and that he pretends to be asleep, lying stiff and refusing to be awakened. Dr. Emyr Owen Price, 286 High Street, Bangor.
Approximate duration of present attack: 35 days
Number of Previous Attacks: 0
Number of Previous Admissions: 0
Number of Subsequent Admissions: 0
Total Number of Admissions: 1
Clean Habit: -
Food Refusal: -
Sleep Habit: -
Destructive Habit: -
Physical/Mental State at Examination: Health moderate. This man buried his wife a few weeks ago and this seems to have upset him and caused insomnia, he has always been steady and there is no history of insanity.
Current Diagnosis: Depressive episode (F32.2)
Additional Diagnosis: 32.8