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Is Anakin Skywalker suffering from borderline personality disorder?

Psychiatry Research (Impact Factor: 2.68). 01/2011; 185(1-2):299. DOI: 10.1016/j.psychres.2009.03.031
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ABSTRACT Anakin Skywalker, one of the main characters in the "Star Wars" films, meets the criteria for borderline personality disorder (BPD). This finding is interesting for it may partly explain the commercial success of these movies among adolescents and be useful in educating the general public and medical students about BPD symptoms.

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