Thomas Davies (6561)

Admission Details for Patient: Thomas Davies (6561)

Gender: Male Age: 31
Marital Status: Single Religion: Calvinist Methodist
Occupation: Agricultural labourer
Address: Llangernyw, Carnarvonshire

Date of Admission: April 22, 1905
Date of Discharge: September 25, 1906
Discharge Category: Relieved

Disease: Dementia
Supposed Cause: Religious Revival and previous attacks

Medical Certificate:
I. His facial expression viz. dullness. He cannot express what he thinks, he is very irritable. His mother informs me that he has a delusion that his father is his greatest enemy. Dated Apr 22nd 1905. E Lloyd Williams, Llanrwst.

Approximate duration of present attack: Some weeks

Number of Previous Attacks: 2

Number of Previous Admissions: 1

Number of Subsequent Admissions: 0

Total Number of Admissions: 3

Relatives affected:

Number of Previous Attacks: 2

Epileptic: No

Suicidal: No

Dangerous: Yes to his parents

Clean Habit: -

Food Refusal: Yes

Sleep Habit: -

Destructive Habit: -

Disposition: Steady

Education: -

Physical/Mental State at Examination: Health good. Since his discharge 3 years ago he has been very well until a few weeks ago when he became very morose and began to threaten his parents. The only exciting cause known is that he has been attending all the religious revival meetings.

Current Diagnosis: Unspecified nonorganic psychosis (F29.0)

Case Notes

1905 Apr 29 - Patient is in very much the same condition as when admitted in Jan 1901.

General health is good. Mentally again suffering from Ordinary Dementia. Cannot or will not give any account of himself.

Very taciturn and inanimate. Will not apply himself to anything. Seems to have a grudge against his father.

Discharged relieved September 25th.


Additional Notes

Previous admissions:

2nd July 1898 (No. 5404) with Melancholia ("dull and dejected in aspect and demeanour"). Discharged recovered 21st June 1899.

29th January 1901 (No. 5791) with a diagnosis of Dementia. The Medical Certificate reads:

He is morose and sullen. He is afraid of me and will not answer my questions, and he wants to go out of my sight.

By Catherine Davies, Nant, Llangernyw, his mother: He threatened her last night. Discharged recovered 24th September 1903.

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