Sunday, 22 February 2009

I cannot think of a single thing to say in favour of stalking, although it is an innate biologically programmed behavior in the animal kingdom. Paul Mullen, a forensic psychiatrist, defines stalking as ‘a constellation of behaviors in which an individual inflicts upon another repeated unwanted intrusions and communications’.
The excerpt from the Peep Show tried to present stalking as comical. For the victims of stalking however, it is anything but comical. Stalking causes fear and distress for the victims, and can lead to mental health problems. Many stalkers are mentally ill.
This article provides useful practical information for any one who becomes the target of a stalker.

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