Former Israeli POWs: Shalit will need mental health grace period away from media

15.10.2011                      17.Tischrei. 5772                       Chol Hamo'ed 1

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Former Israeli POWs: Shalit will need mental health grace period away from media

Former POW: 'He will look fine on the outside… The problem is the emotional scars. This is a prolonged process'; Clinical psychologist and former POW: Shalit may have benefited from his position as a bargaining chip.

Former IDF prisoners of war say Gilad Shalit's road to recovery may be fraught with emotional stumbling blocks after spending five years in enemy hands and possible solitary confinement.
But they also said Shalit may benefit from the country having learned from past mistakes in helping Israel Defense Forces POWs return home….