Connect to Survive: Appeasement Replaces Stockholm Syndrome via Polyvagal Theory
Appeasement has replaced the outdated understanding of "Stockholm Syndrome," as described by the Polyvagal Theory. Learn what appeasement is and how it acts as a survival mechanism when one is under life threat.
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Appeasement: Replacing Stockholm Syndrome - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9858395/
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Justin Sunseri is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist registered in the State of California (#99147).
- When Agreement is Not Consent
- The Vagal Paradox: a Polyvagal Solution
- Appeasement: replacing Stockholm syndrome as a definition of a survival strategy - PMC