On the Lighter Side: Darth Vader’s Diagnosis

Both the British Psychological Society’s Research Digest Blog and The Guardian feature a story on Eric Bui and his colleagues at Toulouse University Hospital in France.  They have written an article arguing that the Star Wars character Darth Vader most likely meets the diagnostic criteria for borderline personality disorder.  Bui and his colleagues see such arm-chair diagnosis as a way of teaching young people about the disorder and, in turn, helping to undermine the stigma associated with it.

    • murat
    • June 12th, 2010

    I wonder what would be the diagnosis for Jar Jar Binks! 🙂

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