double bind → διπλή δέσμευση, διπλός δεσμός, αντιφατική εντολή, διπλό αδιέξοδο, δίλημμα, φαύλος κύκλος, ψυχολογικό δίλημμα

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double bind → διπλή δέσμευση, διπλός δεσμός, αντιφατική εντολή, διπλό αδιέξοδο, δίλημμα, φαύλος κύκλος

Definition of DOUBLE BIND: a psychological predicament in which a person receives from a single source conflicting messages that allow no appropriate response to be made; broadly : dilemma
 
Examples of DOUBLE BIND
<the double bind faced by every politician: responding to scurrilous charges only gives them unwarranted publicity; not responding to such charges is often interpreted as an admission of guilt>

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/double+bind

American Heritage Dictionary (2 definitions)

–noun
A psychological impasse created when contradictory demands are made of an individual, such as a child or an employee, so that no matter which directive is followed, the response will be construed as incorrect.
A situation in which a person must choose between equally unsatisfactory alternatives; a punishing and inescapable dilemma.

Wiktionary (1 definition)

–noun
A dilemma in which someone receives contradictory instructions and cannot act on either.

WordNet (1 definition)

–noun
(psychology) an unresolvable dilemma; situation in which a person receives contradictory messages from a person who is very powerful.

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