Sören Billing

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The Stockholm Syndrome turns 40

Aug 24, 2013

The Stockholm Syndrome turns 40

Forty years after a hostage drama in Sweden gave rise to the term “Stockholm Syndrome,” reference to the phenomenon is still being used, and misused, to explain the reactions of kidnap victims. But one man knows exactly how it works. Jan-Erik Olsson remembers clearly ...