Mom, What Mental Illness Did Hitler Have?

Ben and I were watching a documentary related to Hitler and World War II.  When the show ended Ben asked me what mental illness Hitler had and if he was going to be like him? 

We try to shield both kids from the news; yet it is impossible to completely control what they hear and read.  Unfortunately, the media has a tendency to link mass killings with mental illness.  I did not realize the extent to which Ben internalized this connection.

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