Healing Broken Minds: Efforts Have Begun Around the World to Ease Torture Victims’ Long-Lasting Mental Torment
Describes the psychological problems faced by torture victims and the treatment programs that attempt to ease torture victims’ long-lasting mental torment. Most programs attempt to break down victims’ distrust and bring them back into society. Families may also need extensive help. Although there is general agreement that the effects of torture cannot be “cured”, the emotional state and daily lives of most patients improve with treatment.