Rat asked in Social SciencePsychology · 3 weeks ago

Is it possible to have Stockholm syndrome without being kidnapped or abused?

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  • 3 weeks ago

    No it isn't.

    Stockholm syndrome, psychological response wherein a captive begins to identify closely with his or her captors, as well as with their agenda and demands. The name of the syndrome is derived from a botched bank robbery in Stockholm, Sweden. In August 1973.

  • 3 weeks ago

    No not at all you can’t   

  • 3 weeks ago

    Yes it is. Identifying and attempting to ally one's self with one's oppressor is Stockholm Syndrome regardless of whether that oppressor has directly kidnapped or abused that person.

  • Anonymous
    3 weeks ago

    Can you have Stockholm syndrome without being kidnapped?

    Stockholm syndrome is a psychological condition that occurs when a victim of abuse identifies and attaches, or bonds, positively with their abuser. This syndrome was originally observed when hostages who were kidnapped not only bonded with their kidnappers, but also fell in love with them.

    Trauma bonding is loyalty to a person who is destructive. The idea of bonding tends to bring up connotations of something good and beneficial, trauma bonds are unhealthy. There is a constant pattern of nonperformance, yet you continue to believe promises to the contrary. Others seem disturbed by something that has happened to you or was said to you, and you are not. You feel stuck because the other person keeps doing destructive things, but you believe there is nothing you can do about it. Only after time away from the unhealthy attachment can a person begin to see the destruction it caused.  

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  • Anonymous
    3 weeks ago

    No.

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