When a bank robber broke into a bank in Stockholm, Sweden, and took several employees hostage, the situation was difficult enough. But when the hostages started siding with their captors and turning against their rescuers, matters took on a twisted shade of weird. Things got so far out of hand that when the police were finally able to free them, the hostages refused to cooperate! According to the dictionary, the “Stockholm syndrome” is the psychological tendency of a hostage to bond with, identify with, or sympathize with his or her captor. Learn about the dramatic account of how “Stockholm Syndrome” got its name!