H H (9457)

Admission Details for Patient: H H (9457)

Gender: Female Age: 69
Marital Status: Single Religion: Church of England
Occupation: None
Address: Colwyn Bay, Carnarvonshire

Date of Admission: June 7, 1920
Date of Death: June 19, 1920
Cause of Death:

Disease: Senile insanity
Supposed Cause: Worry/Previous insanity

Medical Certificate:
(a) She talks constantly and incoherently of events which have never occurred and is under the delusion that the furniture in her rooms will be burned. She refers incoherently to the Deity and constantly quotes pious expressions and hymns. (b) Miss M H (sister), of Egerton Road, Colwyn Bay, informed me that HH had walked out of the house this morning in her night gown and that she has been incoherent and under delusions for several days. Dr. Arthur N. Leeming, Old Colwyn. 7th June 1920.

Approximate duration of present attack: 5 days

Number of Previous Attacks: 999

Number of Previous Admissions: 0

Number of Subsequent Admissions: 0

Total Number of Admissions: 1

Relatives affected:

Number of Previous Attacks: 999

Epileptic: No

Suicidal: No

Dangerous: No

Clean Habit:

Food Refusal:

Sleep Habit:

Destructive Habit:



Physical/Mental State at Examination: Poor health and condition. A patient at Macclesfield Asylum 36 years ago.

Current Diagnosis: Delirium (F05.0)

Case Notes

1920 June 7 - Rambling, incoherent, unable to give any account of herself.

10 (copy) - Suffering from Senile Insanity. Conversation is rambling and incoherent and she unable to give any connected account of herself. Very restless, wandering aimlessly about the airing court and constantly trying to undress herself.

19 - Died at 7.55 pm rather suddenly after suffering from acute pulm. Congestion for the previous three days.


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