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FOXNews.com – Study: Darth Vader Had Borderline Personality Disorder

In borderline on 20. July 2010 at 20:32

How’s this for a Jedi mind trick?

Anakin Skywalker’s transformation into Darth Vader in Star Wars was the result of a borderline personality disorder, according to a new study by French psychiatrists.

In a letter titled “Is Anakin Skywalker suffering from borderline personality disorder?” — which will be published in an upcoming issue of the journal Psychiatry Research — Eric Bui, a psychiatrist at Toulouse University Hospital, and his team state that Skywalker exhibited six out of the nine borderline-personality-disorder criteria as defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, ABC News reports. The minimum for a diagnosis is five.

via FOXNews.com – Study: Darth Vader Had Borderline Personality Disorder.

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