Year: 1968 Source: British Journal of Psychiatry, v.114, no.512, (1968), p.829-832 SIEC No: 19841868

This article discusses the personality characteristics of 21 self-mutilating female psychopaths who were hospitalized in 1968. Characteristics discussed include stable/unstable personality types, menstrual period & neuroticism. The authors conclude with an application of Freud, comparison of previous research & environmental constraints. (12 refs) (SC)