Smeagol

The New York Times (1/17/2005) reports that Smeagol, the Gollum from Middle Earth, has been diagnosed by a team from the Royal Free and University College in London.

He meets seven of the nine criteria for schizoid personality disorder, including a preference for solitary activities and an excessive preoccupation with fantasy.

Full (free) text from the paper available here.

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