PSYCHIATRY

Stockholm syndrome (the water runs deep)

Stockholm syndrome
–noun Psychiatry.
an emotional attachment to a captor formed by a hostage as a result of continuous stress, dependence, and a need to cooperate for survival.

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[Origin: after an incident in Stockholm in 1973, during which a bank employee became romantically attached to a robber who held her hostage]

Bereaved Children of 9/11 Victims Suffered High Rates of Psychiatric Illness

Source: http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/528209/?sc=rsmn

Source: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center/Weill Cornell Medical College

Released: Mon 19-Mar-2007, 16:00 ET

Bereaved Children of 9/11 Victims Suffered High Rates of Psychiatric Illness

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DR. CYNTHIA PFEFFER, DR. MARGARET ALTEMUS, PSYCHIATRY, ANXIETY DISORDER, POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER, PTSD, SEPT. 11, BEREAVEMENT, DEPRESSION

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The rate of psychiatric illness among children who lost a parent in the Sept. 11, 2001, World Trade Center attack doubled -- from about 32 to nearly 73 percent -- in the years following the event, according to a new study from researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Newswise — The rate of psychiatric illness among children who lost a parent in the Sept. 11, 2001, World Trade Center attack doubled -- from about 32 to nearly 73 percent -- in the years following the event, according to a new study from researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.