Admission Details for Patient: John Griffiths (6677)
Gender: Male Age: 65
Marital Status: Single Religion: Church of England
Occupation: Late Farmer
Address: Llanenddwyn, Merioneth
Date of Admission: December 28, 1905
Date of Death: January 15, 1906
Cause of Death: Acute Pneumonia certified COD.
Supposed Cause: Heredity
Says that his brain has become lost and escaped down his spine. Thinks that there is an engine working inside his head. P.C. Nathaniel Davies, Police Station, Dyffryn: Wanted a knife to open a vein in his head. Dr. John Owen Williams, Aber House, Barmouth.
Approximate duration of present attack: 5 days
Number of Previous Attacks: 0
Number of Previous Admissions: 0
Number of Subsequent Admissions: 0
Total Number of Admissions: 1
Relatives affected: Brother and sister
Suicidal: Threatened and attempted
Clean Habit: Yes
Food Refusal: No
Sleep Habit: Poor
Destructive Habit: No
Physical/Mental State at Examination: Health moderate. No statement.
Current Diagnosis: Depressive episode (F32.3)