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 Stockholm Syndrome
The syndrome is not a clinical diagnosis; the purpose of identifying signs of Stockholm syndrome in an individual is to understand how he or she can seem to "consent" to abuse or captivity and even have fond feelings for the perpetrator, which is a difficult concept for most of us to understand.
The presence of Stockholm syndrome indicates that even though an individual may have mixed feelings toward her abuser, including compassion and even love in addition to fear, she is still very much a victim of abuse and not responsible for her own victimization.
The person with Stockholm syndrome identifies with her captor and willingly submits to his demands; she is often grateful and loving towards him in response to a reprieve from torture, brief periods of freedom from captivity, and minimally decent treatment (such as adequate meals after having been starved).
www.dannyhaszard.com /stockholm_syndrome.htm   (706 words)

 Stockholm syndrome - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stockholm syndrome is also sometimes discussed in reference to other situations with similar tensions, such as battered person syndrome, rape cases, child abuse cases, and bride kidnapping.
However, this may not be a case of Stockholm syndrome because she kept a journal in French about how much she hated her abductors, and she claims to have only co-operated out of fear.
Stockholm Syndrome is also a band of the same name, and a song by the bands Yo La Tengo, Muse (on their album Absolution); Blink 182 on their unnamed final album, Backyard Babies and Milburn.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Stockholm_syndrome   (1292 words)

 Love and Stockholm Syndrome: The Mystery of Loving an Abuser
In severe cases of Stockholm Syndrome in relationships, the victim may have difficulty leaving the abuser and may actually feel the abusive situation is their fault.
For those with Stockholm Syndrome, allowing the children to be removed from the home decreases their victim stress while providing an emotionally and physically safer environment for the children.
The combination of "Stockholm Syndrome" and "cognitive dissonance" produces a victim who firmly believes the relationship is not only acceptable, but also desperately needed for their survival.
www.mental-health-matters.com /articles/article.php?artID=469   (6252 words)

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The Stockholm Syndrome comes into play when a captive cannot escape and is isolated and threatened with death, but is shown token acts of kindness by the captor.
The syndrome explains what happens in hostage-taking situations, but can also be used to understand the behavior of battered spouses, members of religious cults, Holocaust victims, household pets, and perhaps even users of Internet Explorer.
The original supposed victim of “Stockholm Syndrome” is Kristin Ehnemark, who appears to have kept her head while managing, with Olafsson’s assistance, to keep Olsson and an army of trigger-happy police from an all-out fire fight.
www.sniggle.net /stock.php   (736 words)

 The Stockholm Syndrome - The Peace Encyclopedia
The country's secular leftist elites--who control education, culture, the news media, and the government--blame the Jews for the Arabs' desire to destroy Israel, and the majority seems to be afflicted with the "Stockholm syndrome": though the victims of Arab hate, they identify with their oppressors.
This psychological response, a derivative of the Stockholm Syndrome, is not some random artifact, but an evolved survival mechanism.
Historically, those that tried to appease aggressors were more likely to be spared, and those who truly identified with the aggressors, and suppressed the instinct for self-defense, personal liberty and self-respect, might be seen as being most deserving of all.
peace.heebz.com /stockholm.html   (2463 words)

 Stockholm syndrome definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Stockholm syndrome: An extraordinary phenomenon in which a hostage begins to identify with and grow sympathetic to their captor.
The Stockholm syndrome is not limited to Swedes.
It is now generally believed that she had the Stockholm syndrome, in which she formed emotional bonds with her captors.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=24038   (193 words)

 Stockholm Syndrome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The Stockholm Syndrome is a psychological state in which the victims of a kidnapping develop a relationship with their abductor, resulting in sympathy for the kidnapper and sometimes an aversion to co-operate with the police.
The name of the syndrome derives from a robbery known as the 'Norrmalmstorg drama' in Stockholm in 1973.
The Stockholm Syndrome is also the name of a blog created by six young people living in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden.
sthlmsyndrome.se   (1487 words)

 Stockholm Syndrome
Bonding to one's captor (abuser) is a survival strategy for victims that has been observed in a variety of hostage-taking situations.
This strategy was labeled Stockholm Syndrome after a hostage situation in a bank robbery in Stockholm, Sweden in 1973.
Validating both Love and Terror - Helping the client integrate both disassociated 'sides' of the abuser, will assist her in giving up her dream that the relationship will become what she had hoped it would be.
www.geocities.com /kidhistory/trauma/stockhol.htm   (610 words)

 Jensen Harris: An Office User Interface Blog : Usability Stockholm Syndrome
I think of this as a form of "Stockholm Syndrome," in which a hostage becomes sympathetic to his captors.
Stockholm syndrome, as in the town name in Finland.
A means of avoiding this syndrome (by whatever name is being used) is to do the testing in a neutral atmosphere, that is, an office site that is not specifically at a Microsoft facility.
blogs.gotdotnet.com /jensenh/archive/2006/03/20/555460.aspx   (2411 words)

 Societal Stockholm Syndrome
The term, Stockholm Syndrome, was coined in the early 70's to describe the puzzling reactions of four bank employees to their captor.
The Stockholm incident compelled journalists and social scientists to research whether the emotional bonding between captors and captives was a "freak" incident or a common occurrence in oppressive situations.
Gray's anatomy plays very well into Societal Stockholm Syndrome, as it manipulates women's fear of being alone but also shows "compassion" for their problems.
web2.iadfw.net /ktrig246/out_of_cave/sss.html   (621 words)

       Look to The Stars + + + The fanlisting for Stockholm Syndrome ...
Welcome to the fanlisting for Stockholm Syndrome by Muse, approved by thefanlistings.org.
If you're a fan of this stunning song, grab a code and go and join the list of fans.
Stockholm Sydrome was released as an internet exclusive download on 14th July 2003.
syndrome.screenager.co.uk   (252 words)

 Stockholm Syndrome - Tour
Click here to check out all of the setlists from Europe and the United States!
Click here to download a Stockholm Syndrome Fall Tour show poster for your venue!
Stay tuned to the website for upcoming tour dates!
www.stockholmsyndromeband.com /tour.aspx   (46 words)

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