Fight or flight is your body’s primal instinctive response to danger. It was first studied in 1927 by physiologist Walter Cannon. The body produces adrenal medulla; due to the acute hyper-arousal to the perceived threat.
It is said: that this is recognized as the first stage of ‘general adaptation syndrome.’ Which raises the question: Could this be just the beginning of the subject embarking on a long journey, with the final destination being that of Stockholm Syndrome?
I dare to say yes…..That in the right case…….It could very well be so….
©2013 Amber Hawkins