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Some illnesses, especially those associated with old age, worsen and a steady deterioration can be seen in the writings of a patient over a period. In some cases this may be arrested or reversed as the use of drugs controls the symptoms. Guided hand signatures In cases of extreme illness signatures are sometimes made with the assistance of another person. By holding the hand of the invalid and guiding it, a signature is constructed. In some cases the pen may be in the hand of the supposed writer, but little or nothing of his natural habits, which at one time controlled the movement of the writing line, are left.
In some cases the pen may be in the hand of the supposed writer, but little or nothing of his natural habits, which at one time controlled the movement of the writing line, are left. There will, therefore, be no evidence that the person whose hand was guided had anything to do with the writing of the signature. If the hand is entirely limp, the writing style of the person guiding it will be found in the signature. Such signatures may be constructed from a number of ill-formed and separated strokes or may be in the fairly well formed writing of the assistant.
1969) Considerations of the writer’s health in identifying signatures and detecting forgery, Journal of Forensic Sciences, 14, 157. Modification of Handwriting  HILTON, O. (1969) A study of the influence of alcohol on handwriting, Journal of Forensic Sciences, 14, 309.  HILTON, O. (1977) Influence of age and illness on handwriting, identification problems, Forensic Science, 9, 161.  HILTON, O. (1984) Effects of writing instruments on handwriting details, Journal of Forensic Sciences, 29, 80.