Certainly, it is worth emphasizing that many survivors do appear to cope over time, particularly if their family and social environment is supportive.
They all want their daughters to grow up successful Adv Psychiatr Treat. Alexander DA. Why don't they just shut up outside! At-risk and resilience factors As yet there is no clear delineation of all factors which conduce to an adverse outcome following being taken hostage.
There is evidence to suggest that how best to help those who have been taken hostage is a sensitive and complex matter, and those who deal with such individuals should be as well informed as possible since such events can have long-term adverse consequences, particularly on young children.
Some merely seek to escape.