Traumatic Entrapment, Appeasement and Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Evolutionary Perspectives of Hostage Reactions, Domestic Abuse and the Stockholm Syndrome

@article{Cantor2007TraumaticEA,
  title={Traumatic Entrapment, Appeasement and Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Evolutionary Perspectives of Hostage Reactions, Domestic Abuse and the Stockholm Syndrome},
  author={Chris H Cantor and John Scott Price},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={41},
  pages={377 - 384}
}
  • C. CantorJ. Price
  • Published 1 May 2007
  • Psychology
  • Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Evolutionary theory and cross-species comparisons are explored to shed new insights into behavioural responses to traumatic entrapment, examining their relationships to the Stockholm syndrome (a specific response to traumatic entrapment) and complex post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A selective literature review is undertaken examining responses to traumatic entrapment (including hostage, domestic abuse and similar situations) and the Stockholm syndrome, before examining mammalian… 

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