Top 10 Cartoon Characters with Psychological Disorders In The World

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10. Calvin (Schizophrenia)

 

Calvin (schizophrenia)

 

Calvin is a six-year old boy from the famous comic strip Calvin and Hobbes, with a stuffed tiger named Hobbes. Calvin believes that Hobbes comes to life when no one else is around, helping him fight enemies, complete science projects and reflect upon philosophies of life. While this seems as simple as a child with imaginary friends, it could something deeper: Calvin might be suffering from schizophrenia. He hallucinates constantly about huge adventures with his tiger.

 

 

9. Batman/Bruce Wayne

 

Batman-and-Bruce-Wayne

 

Batman is the lead character of the eponymous comic book series by DC Comics, has an alter ego, Bruce Wayne, and shows tendencies of Schizoid Personality Disorder, or even Schizotypal Personality Disorder. He is notorious for his inability to maintain long-term relationships. He is likely to suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, having witnessed his parents’ death, and it possibly makes him Depressive. With his real identity hidden, he bends the laws and takes risks, showing Anti-Social tendencies.

 

 

8. Chuckie Finster

 

Chuckie Finster

 

Chuckie Finster is a red-haired, bespectacled toddler, with his rabbit-teeth, loose clothes and freckles, from Rugrats, is scared of almost everything. So, the baby in diapers is scared. Is that a big deal? There are so many children who are scared of something or the other, while the other kids are the daredevils. Well, Chuck gets us worried because he has his own comfort zone, and he gets really nervous when he is taken too far from his element. From germs, to height, from sandboxes to watermelons growing inside him, Chuckie is terrified of everything, due to his Generalized Anxiety Disorder.

 

 

7. Dora Marquez

 

Dora Marquez

 

The seven-year old Dora Marquez from the well-known educational children’s cartoon show, Dora, the Explorer, is adventurous and jolly, with a penchant for travelling. She goes on journeys that are too risky for someone of her tender age, and loses her way. To cope with the stress, she forgets about these. She also has the tendency to imagine friends, and she also hallucinates almost every object with a face, personifying them in her mind. She has Dissociation Fugue, which causes her to go on trips and forget all about them, while Paranoid Schizophrenia makes her hear voices and hallucinate.

 

 

6. Dexter

 

Dexter

 

The tiny boy-genius, Dexter is a cute little thing, with his own secret laboratory and an annoying sister, Dee Dee. What if we told you he has some kind of a psychological disorder? If anything, it’s the hyperactive and destructible Dee Dee who looks like she is in need of some help. But, if you observe carefully, Dexter shows the classic symptoms of Asperger’s Syndrome. He struggles with social interactions, and admits that he is unpopular. He has a limited range of interests, with repetitive behaviors, and his strange accent could be representation of his communication difficulties.

 

 

5. Hulk/Bruce Banner

 

Hulk Bruce Banner

 

Hulk is one an extremely popular superhero created by the Marvel Comics. He is the inner monster of the scientist named Bruce Banner. Though is the lovable monster, is it obvious that he suffers from psychological disorders. The first, and the most obvious problem he has is his anger issues, i.e. the Intermittent Explosive Disorder. The other problem he has is Multiple Personality Disorder or Dissociation Personality Disorder. In fact, before the ‘Professor’ Hulk came into being, he had the three separate personalities of Green Hulk, the Gray Hulk and the Guilt Hulk, all residing in his mind.

 

 

4. Bugs Bunny

 

Bugs Bunny

 

 

Bugs Bunny from the Looney Tunes is a very popular cartoon character, with his funny antics and crazy disguises. But he also shows signs of mood swings and impulsive behaviors, leading to the implication that he might have Borderline Personality Disorder. He is very vindictive, and it is extraordinary how calmly he performs acts of cruelty or violence, along with the fact that he adopts different disguises, as parts of his cons to escape being shot. All these traits are manifestations of his Anti-Social tendencies. Many of the other Looney Tunes characters, too, have mental disorders.

 

 

3. Ariel

 

Ariel

 

The Ariel is one of the most endearing Disney princesses, complete with undying love, big dreams and innocent beauty. But, look beyond the uncomplicated plot, and you will find things questionable. Let’s keep aside her extreme behavior of changing herself to be with a being of another species, only because he is good-looking, and take a look at her more harmless habit of hoarding. Yes, Ariel, with her cave filled with items she is so attached to that she cannot part with them, even though many of them serve no purpose, proving that she obviously has Disposophobia.

 

 

2. Charlie Brown

 

Charlie Brown

 

Peanuts has remained a popular comic strip, and eventually became a show, with Charlie Brown, a seemingly optimistic boy who is often overcome with the thoughts of his own shortcomings. He is scared that people are picking on him, even though they are not, and it is likely that the thought rises from his insecurities about himself, which eventually lead him to not make close friends with anyone. The lovable and endearing boy’s ‘sessions’ with Lucy shows his fear of being rejected.

 

 

1. Minions

 

Minions

 

Minions are the tiny, yellow, freaky-eyed Minions of Despicable Me are exceptionally cute, and you would keep them as pets if you could have it your way. So would we. Who doesn’t love their funny, silly antics, always goofing off and getting curious about everything around them? They get easily distracted and shiny-eyed by anything that is even strange to them. They are keen on having fun. They are playful, and have an adorable inability to control themselves from acting on their impulses.

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