Admission Details for Patient: Ann Williams (6566)
Gender: Female Age: 54
Marital Status: Married Religion: Calvinist Methodist
Address: Carnarvon (admitted from Workhouse, Carnarvonshire
Date of Admission: April 28, 1905
Date of Death: November 5, 1905
Cause of Death: Acute Pneumonia certified COD.
Supposed Cause: Worry/poverty
Has delusions, imagines persons mean to poison her, shoot her and do her injury, incoherency of speech. Attempted suicide by drowning, her husband vouches for the fact, her husband says she rambles in her statements. Mr. Parry, the Master, states that he was called to her owing to an attempt made by her apparently to strangle herself with her hands clutched to her throat. Dr. Thomas Roberts, Penymaes, Carnarvon.
Approximate duration of present attack: 28 days
Number of Previous Attacks: 0
Number of Previous Admissions: 0
Number of Subsequent Admissions: 0
Total Number of Admissions: 1
Suicidal: Threatened and attempted
Clean Habit: Yes
Food Refusal: No
Sleep Habit: -
Destructive Habit: -
Physical/Mental State at Examination: Health good. Patient was admitted to the workhouse about a month ago upon an attempt made to drown herself and she seemed to have tried to strangle herself in the Union. Her depression is due to poverty and a pony and trap she owned being seized for rent owed.
Current Diagnosis: Acute transient psychosis (F23.3)