Winnie-the-Pooh characters all represent mental disorders!

Winnie-the-Pooh characters all represent mental disorders!

Winnie-the-Pooh may seem like an innocent children’s story on the surface, but after deeper inspection it doesn’t appear to be so! Journals published in the Canadian Medical Journal have shed new light on the characters. 

First written by A. A. Milne in 1926, and after being acquired by Disney, Winnie-the-Pooh went on to become one of the most successful children’s series of all time. However, it turns out there are immense psychological undertones throughout the series and each character was meant to portray a different disorder. Tigger has severe ADHD, Piglet has anxiety, Rabbit is a pedantic loner, Owl has OCD, Eore has extreme depression, while Pooh represents an addict! 

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