London syndrome

London syndrome

A phenomenon which is the opposite of the Stockholm syndrome, a psychological phenomenon wherein hostages form bonds of empathy and sympathy with their captors to an extreme degree and may even defend their captors’ actions. In the London syndrome, one or more hostages respond to their captors with belligerence, non-co-operation and arguments.

The name comes from the 1980 Arab separatist take-over of the Iranian embassy in London with 26 hostages inside. The British SAS stormed the embassy on Day 6 and freed all.
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But after a while I started getting restless, it was the Irishman in America and missing London syndrome.
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