The cause of Stockholm syndrome - The cause of Stockholm syndrome Usually the hostages of a kidnapping event would extremely hate the captors It is

The cause of Stockholm syndrome - The cause of Stockholm...

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The cause of Stockholm syndrome Usually, the hostages of a kidnapping event would extremely hate the captors. It is because the captors pushed the innocent people into dangerous situation and threatened their lives to trade for money. It is human nature that anyone who does harm to one person, that person would be angry with him. However, in some special cases, the hostages may build a special relationship with captors, like trust, sympathy even love. Psychologists list two main causes of Stockholm syndrome: hostages feel frustrate to police and being isolated from other people. Usually, when people begin to question the ability of the police, there will be a subtle change that they would put more hope to the captors’ part. This is a start of the Stockholm syndrome. Once one or more of the hostages may exhibit anger and frustration toward police, believing that the police either cannot do enough to end the incident or prepare to pursue force, the hostages may actually search their own way to solve this crisis. In fact, there are only two of people they can depend on—police and
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  • Spring '11
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  • Stockholm, Hostage, Stockholm syndrome, captors

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