Year: 1983 Source: Nursing Times, (January 12 1983), p.17-20 SIEC No: 19821046

This article presents a single case study of a 20 year old married woman who was admitted to a psychiatric hospital following a mild overdose of aspirin & alcohol & without an apparent mental illness. Her family background, poor bonding with her 5 month old baby & marital relationship are extensively documented. Arrangements with family, husband & follow-up treatment following her discharge are described.(RA)