The Mental Effects of Captivity

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Kidnapping and hostage taking have been present since the dawn of civilization, but only (relatively) recently have concerted efforts been made to understand the psychological impact of being held captive. Nowadays, a seemingly endless stream of abduction cases captivates the nation’s psyche as stories related to missing people play out in real time. All too often these tales end tragically, but once in a great while, a victim is rescued or manages to escape and comes home to his or ...

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