Saturday, June 5, 2010

"From what we know of the future DSM-V, Anakin is a 'good' to 'very good' match to the future BPD."

DSM-V = Diagnostic and Statistic Manual of Mental of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition.

BPD = Borderline personality disorder

Anakin = Anakin Skywalker, AKA Darth Vader.

Yes, some French psychiatrists and psychologists had time enough on their hands to create a biopsychosocial assessment and diagnosis for the Lord of the Sith. I guess we should applaud them for their efforts, but how much honor should they get for spending so much time and energy diagnosing someone who doesn't exist?

Think this all is rubbish? We know what Lord Vader would say to that:

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