Anne Williams (6581)

Admission Details for Patient: Anne Williams (6581)

Gender: Female Age: 31
Marital Status: Married Religion: Independent
Occupation: Housewife
Address: Llanidan (Brynsiencyn), Anglesey

Date of Admission: May 31, 1905
Date of Discharge: January 22, 1906
Discharge Category: 1

Disease: Melancholia
Supposed Cause: Not known

Medical Certificate:
Very excited, singing and gesticulating, rambling and incoherent in her statements, knocking the furniture, smashing windows and extremely restless. Dr. Corbet W. Owen, 31 Victoria Place, Bangor.

Delusions of suspicion that someone is going to shoot her, will not take any nourishment, sings, shouts and cannot get any sensible answer from her, destructive in her habits. Dr. J. D. Williams, Bryngwyn, Llanfair PG.

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:

Epileptic: No

Suicidal: No

Dangerous: No

Clean Habit: Yes

Food Refusal: Yes

Sleep Habit: -

Destructive Habit: -

Disposition: -

Education: -

Physical/Mental State at Examination: Health good. Patient is a Mates wife, attack commenced suddenly a week ago and has become worse, is said to have been peculiar before, no definite history can be ascertained.

Current Diagnosis: Schizophrenia (F20.2)

Case Notes

1905 June 4 - Patient is a stoutly built lymphatic looking woman with fair hair and blue eyes and in good health. Her mental condition at the present time corresponds more closely to Melancholia with resistance and negativism than anything else.

She is very confused, unable to give any acct. of herself and resists dressing, feeding etc.

She sleeps well. She is also a little better.

12 - Stupid and resistive. Does not realise her surroundings. Has to be fed etc.

July 1 - Somewhat brighter and less vacant.

Will talk to her attendants but not to myself. Takes her own food and sews occasionally.

Sept 7 - Sly and secretive and uncommunicative. Thinks people pass remarks concerning her. Idle and indolent. Nov 3 - Better, more communicative and open. Works a little. Her husband is very anxious to try her at home and she will shortly leave on trial for two months.

1906 Jan 22 - Has been out for 2 months and a satisfactory certificate having been received she is Discharged "Relieved" January 22nd 1906.


Additional Notes


7th November 1907 as a Pauper (No. 7011) but transferred to the Private Class the following day.

The Medical Certificate reads: The intellect is affected. Faculties of attention and volition are disordered accompanied by causeless suspicion and jealousy.


Suffers from delusions that she is already dead etc etc.

On October 21 1912 the Admissions Register records that she was "Retransferred to the Pauper Class - Destitute" and she remained in care until her death on 20th Dec 1953.

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