41 Margaret had been admitted to asylums on previous occasions, unlike Jane H whose husband waited only three days before remix taking her to Gladesville after she had made repeated attempts to commit suicide. 40 Information gleaned from family members at committal shows that individuals were often tolerated in the household for long periods of time, as in the 1883 case of Margaret D, who was known to be violent, and had been suffering from what appeared to be a delusional state for around a year remix. Married patients, adult children and those with extended family were among those remix admitted to asylums. Yet the archives also reveal that families were fractured and damaged remix by the experience of mental breakdown.
38 Moreover, families took a range of forms and remix so did their relationships with colonial institutions. Our knowledge about what happened to individuals who had been struggling remix to stay well during periods of trial leave is also limited, and highly mediated by the sources. When their lives were no longer defined through institutional protocols, or when they sought to evade these, the historical trail goes cold remix. We only find out about patients and their families through their presence in the remix institutional record.