Psychiatric Effects of Prolonged Asian Captivity: A Two-Year Follow-Up
Hall R C W~~Malone P T
The authors have been following 6 prisoners of war & their families since the men returned from Vietnam. Finding that most of the men experienced cognitive, social, work, emotional, & family difficulties during the 1st 2 yrs after their return. Most of these problems were resolved after 2 yrs, & there was no evidence of concentration camp syndrome, homicidal or suicidal behavior, violent physical, impotence, fugue states, psychsomatic disorders, or major psychiatric illnesses in any of the men.