Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Held Captive - Treatment on Return

Gonsalves and two other American civilians were held for five years by Colombian rebels after their plane crashed.

"Coming back from that is not as easy as you would think. Especially when we're held in isolation that long," Gonsalves said.

"The first visit with my family was only about 45 minutes long, but by the time those 45 minutes were over, I was anxious, I was sweating, I had a migraine headache," Gonsalves said.

What Bowe Bergdahl can expect when he returns to U.S.

9 June 2014 - Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is expected to be transferred at some point to a military hospital in San Antonio. CBS News spoke with another former hostage who's been through the treatment there.

The staff at Brooke Army Medical Center has rehearsed for Bergdahl's arrival every six months since he was taken hostage.

Marc Gonsalves went through what's called "reintegration" at Brooke in 2008.

"It's a very gradual, phased approach in trying to re-acclimate the person back to society, back to freedom," he said. read more>>>

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