Behavior: The Trauma of Captivity

Will the Tehran hostages recover from their ordeal?

Marine Sergeant William Quarles, one of the 13 blacks and women released from captivity in the American embassy in Tehran in November, picked up a phone this month and heard a stranger say: "I know you feel guilty. Don't worry about it—it's normal." The man who impulsively made the call, Hank Siegel, should know. Siegel, a press officer for B'nai B'rith, was one of the 132 hostages taken by the fanatical Hanafi Muslims in 1977 when they occupied three buildings in Washington, D.C., for 38...

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