The Lingering Effects of Torture

Like many of the other inmates interrogated at Guantanamo Bay, Adeel's personal nightmare did not end when he returned home. Today, in his native Pakistan, the sound of approaching footsteps or the sight of someone in a uniform can trigger bad memories and set off a panic attack. The former teacher and father of five now thinks of himself as a suspicious and lonely person. "I feel like I am in a big prison and still in isolation. I have lost all my life," he told psychologists working for the...Full Story
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