Does Marvel’s “Iron man” Suffer From PTSD?

Fans say yes! 

Fans speculate that he meets the diagnostic criteria for PTSD, including living in denial and experiencing nightmares.

Throughout his appearances in the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise, “Iron Man” Tony Stark (essayed by Robert Downey Jr.) appears to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  

He is in denial of his problems, besides suffering from anxiety problems and nightmares. 

He exhibits distressing recollections and appears to have suppressed his traumatic memories.  

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder characterized by the failure to recover from the experiences or witnessing of a traumatic or terrifying event. 

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It can be triggered by several factors that remind the sufferer of the disturbing event and it manifests in flashbacks, nightmares, severe anxiety, amnesia, and behavioral changes.  

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