Thai Boys: Out of the Cave But Not Out of the Woods

July 10, 2018
Hosted by Dr. Carole Lieberman

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Episode Description

We all watched breathlessly until the 12 boys and their soccer coach were rescued from the cave. It's a miracle that they survived their entrapment and rescue, as Dr. Carole - a former scuba diving doctor and scuba diver, herself, explains. But, their challenges aren't over. Their stay in the hospital is likely to overcome any medical problems that arise-such as problems with their heart, lungs, kidney, liver and infections. But, the psychological trauma is not as easy to heal. Listen, as Dr. Carole describes how their pre-cave childhood affects their prognosis. She describes the psychological disorders they are likely to have, such as PTSD. What is PTSD, anyway, and how will this affect them? What should their psychiatric treatment be? Why does everyone want to believe that they are perfect and won't have any psychological problems once they leave the hospital? What impact will this have on the boys and their coach? Why aren't they out of the woods? Dr. Carole explains it all.

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Dr. Carole Lieberman

Dr. Carole Lieberman

Dr. Carole Lieberman is the psychiatrist the world trusts for help coping with today's times. She is also the preeminent authority on the psychology of show biz and the psychological influence of media. A multiple Emmy award-winner, Dr. Lieberman has spent over a decade analyzing the psychological impact of world events, as a guest and host on all major media outlets. She has appeared on "Oprah", CNN, “Entertainment Tonight, “Good Morning America”, "The Today Show", “The O’Reilly Factor”, Court TV, the BBC, and numerous other high profile shows. Her work has garnered numerous awards, including those from the Writers Guild of America, City of Los Angeles and the Film Advisory Board. Dr. Carole's latest book, Coping with Terrorism: Dreams Interrupted, a psychological survival guide, has recently been released. She maintains a star-studded practice in Beverly Hills and is listed in numerous Who’s Who directories.

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