by Dr. Eric Hannel
May 24, 2018 12:00 AM
Veterans suffering with PTSD are all too human. They hurt, and theories which morph their personal pain into comic book terrorism hurt, too.
(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP File)
Patton Oswalt, the comic actor, recently theorized that the Joker, played by Heath Ledger in Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight,” was a veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.
Given that May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, it is appropriate to consider Oswalt’s comments beyond a simple late-night ramble.
Read the entire op-ed here: