William Owen (6610)

Admission Details for Patient: William Owen (6610)

Name Mismatch: 6610 , 695, 2411, 2507, 6481, 6526

Gender: Male Age: 62
Marital Status: Married Religion: Calvinist Methodist
Occupation: Farm labourer
Address: Holyhead, Anglesey

Date of Admission: July 20, 1905
Date of Discharge: September 23, 1905
Discharge Category: Recovered

Disease: Mania
Supposed Cause: Hot weather/previous attack

Medical Certificate:
Is incoherent in his speech, is violent and restless, imagines that he has a lot of money and leaves it all to the poor. Mary Owen, his wife, says that he will not stay in bed and goes out at all hours. She is afraid of him and he is violent. Dr. J. Lewis Jones, 55 Market Street, Holyhead.

Approximate duration of present attack: 14 days

Number of Previous Attacks: 1

Number of Previous Admissions: 1

Number of Subsequent Admissions: 2

Total Number of Admissions: 4

Relatives affected:

Number of Previous Attacks: 1

Epileptic: No

Suicidal: No

Dangerous: Yes

Clean Habit: -

Food Refusal: No

Sleep Habit: Poor

Destructive Habit: Yes

Disposition: Steady and industrious

Education: Poor

Physical/Mental State at Examination: Rather lean. General health fair.

Current Diagnosis: Acute transient psychosis (F23.3)

Case Notes

1905 July 27 - This man is in very much the same condition as when admitted in August 1903. Suffering from S A Mania and is rather confused and incoherent. Does not give any trouble.

Eats and sleeps well.

Sept 1 - Very much better and is working out of doors.

Sept 23 - Discharged.


Additional Notes

Previous admission:

10th August 1903 (No. 6228) with Subacute Mania. The Medical Certificate reads: I (a) He is incoherent in his speech and has loss of memory. He has delusions, believes he is unjustly treated and sees fire in the street at night. (b) Mary Owen, 3 Whiston St, Holyhead, his wife, says that "He is more talkative and does not sleep. He talks nonsense".

Discharged recovered on 22nd October 1903.


30th April 1906 (No. 6739) with Mania.

The Medical Certificate reads:

He is incoherent in his speech and excited and violent. Mary Owen, 3 Whiston St, says: He is very excited and violent, threatens her with a poker and does not sleep. Discharged recovered on 25th August 1907.

11th July 1907 (No. 6961) with Mania.

The Medical Certificate reads:

Is excited and violent, and incoherent in his speech.

Owen Owens, Rose Lodge, Holyhead, Relieving Officer, says that he talks nonsense & is very uproarious and is unable to take care of himself. Discharged recovered on 20th November 1907.

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