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>Linda Dahlstrom writes: Apparently Darth Vader’s real problem was that he
>lacked a good therapist, say French psychiatrists and psychologists who,
>instead of working with an actual patient, used their diagnostic super powers
>to divine that the Dark Lord may have had a borderline personality. If he was
>real that is.
>What’s more, they think he was on drugs, er, The Force, which they think maybe
>represents drugs somehow, according to an article in LiveScience.
>Additionally, they think his mental health issues were exactly why teens were
>attracted to the "Star Wars" movies -- they could relate because of their own
>borderline personality traits. Or maybe it was because of the cool special
>But why put the dude formerly known as Anakin Skywalker on the psychiatrist's
>couch now, more than three decades after he first picked up a light saber?
>"I had watched the two prequel movies ["Attack of the Clones" and "Revenge of
>the Sith"], and it was during my residency in psychiatry while trying to
>explain borderline personality disorder to medical students that I thought of
>Anakin," French psychiatrist Eric Bui told LiveScience.
>Bui, a psychiatrist at Toulouse University Hospital in France, and colleagues
>describe their theory in a letter to be published in journal Psychiatric
>Bui says Vader’s diagnosis will help spread awareness -- maybe more people
>will seek help if they see a little Darth Vader in themselves. (No word on
>what to do if you lean more toward the sinister stylings of Dr. Evil from
>We here at The Body Odd posit that if psychiatrists were going to take a hard
>look at Mr. Vader, perhaps his real issue was an existential crisis because HE
>As for the researchers themselves, they may want to examine each other for
>delusional disorder, a condition where people confuse fiction with reality.
>Did the Joker have multiple-personality disorder? Did Freddie Kruger have
>intermittent explosive disorder? Did Nosferatu have narcissistic personality
>disorder? Share what mental conditions you think afflicted your favorite
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By the same token does Dr. Who have a complex of some sort and if so
then what ?
bill is man. you: are not. :|
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