Mary Evans (6613)

Admission Details for Patient: Mary Evans (6613)

Name Mismatch: 6613 , 6485

Gender: Female Age: 29
Marital Status: Single Religion: Baptist
Occupation: Domestic servant
Address: Valley, Anglesey

Date of Admission: July 31, 1905
Date of Death: November 21, 1905
Cause of Death: Acute Melancholia/Phthisis Pulm. certified COD.

Disease: Melancholia
Supposed Cause: Religious excitement/heredity

Medical Certificate:
She denotes great excitement and agitation, incoherent and wandering in her conversation. Mrs. Evans, her sister in law, states that she suffers from various delusions - such as - that she is to be burnt, to be hanged, and that she is pregnant and that people are coming to fetch her. She is restless, tearing her clothes and very irritable. Dr. Edward Parry Edwards, Mynyddygof, Bodedern.

Approximate duration of present attack: 84 days

Number of Previous Attacks: 0

Number of Previous Admissions: 0

Number of Subsequent Admissions: 0

Total Number of Admissions: 1

Relatives affected: Her mother's sister

Epileptic: No

Suicidal: No

Dangerous: No

Clean Habit: Yes

Food Refusal: Yes

Sleep Habit: Poor

Destructive Habit: -

Disposition: -

Education: -

Physical/Mental State at Examination: Health good. This patient had an illegitimate child in November last, since died. Began to show symptoms about 3 months ago and about the same time she became excited over the Religious Revival that is starting in her county. Her mother's sister has 3 times been an inmate here.

Current Diagnosis: Unspecified nonorganic psychosis (F29)

Case Notes

1905 Aug 4 - Ordinary height and build, fairly nourished and healthy. Brown hair and eyes.

Pupils equal etc. Ruddy complexion. She is suffering from Melancholia and is very miserable fearing that the devil is in her and that some evil will happen to her, to be burnt alive etc.

She has to be fed, undressed herself, sleeps badly.

(Dates of subsequent notes are obscured by the Death Certificate) - Very miserable and has to be Tube fed.

- Has been ill some days. Fever without any definite cause. Typhoid or Tuberculosis. Some diarrhoea.

Very miserable.

- Tuberculosis.

Phys. signs most pronounced in left lung. Takes food well. At times excited and noisy. In bed.

- Failing rapidly and is now very feeble. Tempr. running high.

No mental change.

1905 Nov 21 - Died today. Had become very quiet for some days previous. Depressed to the end.

Medications/Treatments: Fed by Tube

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