Joan of Arc and DSM III

  title={Joan of Arc and DSM III},
  author={Fred O. Henker},
  journal={Southern Medical Journal},
  • F. O. Henker
  • Published 1 December 1984
  • Psychology
  • Southern Medical Journal
As an exercise in the use of the current diagnostic manual of psychiatric disorders, the life story of Joan of Arc is summarized from birth until her execution at age 19. Then various psychiatric diagnoses are considered in the light of published criteria, including types of psychoses, psychosexual disorders, and personality disorders. 
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