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methods have included the application of strong sedatives. In rare cases personal restraints have been needed to prevent harm to either patient or staff. This was determined to be necessary after '52985' attempted suicide using the shattered fragments of the bed provided in the patient's room. It could not be determined at the time whether the increase was attributable to isolation from all unnecessary forms of social contact. Further studies into '52985' will include therapy methods such as bloodletting and dietary adjustments to determine if the humors can be balanced such that the study can be resumed.

Further isolation studies are being conducted on less violent patients who have been segregated to a staff dormitory for observation due to the conditions which exist in the lower levels of the mission. Standard practices for the treatment of mass hysteria have been performed as in the case of '52985' but with positive results. These patients have been showing promising results to the point where three cases exhibited significant reductions of delusions. In the case of Patient number '53006' the medical staff has agreed to re-release the patient into the general populous of the mission. Re-introduction studies are scheduled for the observation of patient interactive behavior between '53006' and other patients who have not shown signs of the mass hysteria. If initial testing shows no sign of regression, the patient will be re-introduced into the group suffering from delusions to determine if the condition of mass hysteria returns.

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