August 23, 2011

August 23: The Original "Stockholm Syndrome", 1973

I had never heard of Stockholm Syndrome before the famous Patty Hearst case.

The term was coined only shortly before Patty's ordeal, but in a case much less clear-cut.

Read article here.

Pictured: The Kreditbanken building in Stockholm, where the robbery took place. Photo by Tage Olsin, uploaded on Wikimedia Commons under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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