John John Roberts (9382)

Admission Details for Patient: J C R (9382)

Gender: Male Age: 51
Marital Status: Married Religion: Church of England
Occupation: Hotel keeper
Address: Liberal Club House Colwyn Bay, Carnarvonshire

Date of Admission: February 16, 1920
Date of Death: August 17, 1920
Cause of Death:

Disease: (GPI)
Supposed Cause: Anxiety re employment

Medical Certificate:
He tells me that he has been appointed Verger of St Paul's Church (not true) and that he had taken things from Mr. Hepworth's Shop which shop he had not been to, but I find that he has been at several other shops making extensive purchases without paying. His wife, S R, Liberal Club, Colwyn Bay, says that for a week he has slept but little, getting up at 2 o'clock Sunday morning last and starting to paint the Billiard Room. He tells his wife that he was going to be a parson and his conversation altogether different, erratic etc.

Approximate duration of present attack: 2 weeks

Number of Previous Attacks: 0

Number of Previous Admissions: 0

Number of Subsequent Admissions: 0

Total Number of Admissions: 1

Relatives affected:

Epileptic: No

Suicidal: No

Dangerous: No

Clean Habit:

Food Refusal:

Sleep Habit:

Destructive Habit:

Disposition: steady


Physical/Mental State at Examination: Moderate health and condition. Suggested cause for attack - anxiety: been out of regular employment. Inclined to be familiar and does not realise his position. Has exalted ideas of himself and of wealth. Fingers tremulous and knee jerks exaggerated.

Current Diagnosis: General Paralysis of the Insane

Case Notes

1920 Feb 19 (copy) - He has clinical symptoms of GPI.

He is very talkative and has exalted ideas and delusions of wealth.

He states that he is about to become a retained clergyman and states that he never felt better in his life ever but feels depressed.

26 - No improvement in mental condition.

Mar 4 - Very talkative and familiar.

11, 21, Apr 6, July 1 - Notes indicate little change. Aug 17 - Died.


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