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Rotherham Syndrome

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Submitted by Don (United States), Sep 23, 2014 at 14:02

I'm not surprised:Stolkholm Syndrome seems to be a basic psychological survival strategy whether as a hostage in a bank robbery in Stolkholm or a Jewish "trustee" in a German concentration camp. Of course, the concentration camp context is not even remotely comparable to the civil society context of a bank robbery, but at least the civil authorities didn't identify with the bank robber's needs and wants and proceed to enable more bank robberies, which seems to distinguish the peculiar psychological propensity of the civil authorities in the Rotherham Syndrome .

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