Stalking.

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Motives.

Cupach and Spitzberg suggest four catergories - from 175 reviewed cases.

32% Intimacy.

22% Aggression.

13% Issue-based.

12% Disability-based.

Personality.

Low agreeableness and conscientiousness.

High neuroticism.

Attachment.

Most had lost a parent in childhood in a sample of imprisoned stalkers. (Kienlen et al).

May compensate for losses through victim to alleviate grief.

Preoccupied Attachment: individual is too involved in the other and feels dependent on them.

Evaluation.

Attachment is not the only factor, all stalkers…

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