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The Florence Nightingale effect is a situation where a caregiver develops romantic feelings for their patient. Many often misunderstand the term to mean the opposite; that is, a patient falling in love with the caregiver as a result of interpreting an amiable bedside manner as affection.
See Florence_Nightingale_effect on Wikipedia, often confused with Nightingale syndrome (which is something else entirely).
by Walkman100 November 14, 2015
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