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Court action in that Cleveland house of horrors case with aerial Castro now held on eight million dollars bond on kidnapping and rape charges.
This is we learn more about what the missing women went through over the last decade or more.
We have to warn you some of the information is very disturbing.
Police say the women were bound by ropes and chains and that they were only let outside the home twice.
During the entire period of their captivity.
They endured years of sexual physical and psychological abuse.
Michelle night telling police she got pregnant five times but that Castro caused her to miss -- By punching her in the stomach.
-- says she helped deliver Amanda Berry's baby who was born in a kiddie pool with Castro warning night if the -- dies.
-- -- and say Castro would torment them by leaving the door unlocked and then lurking outside and if the women tried to escape he would beat them.
He also served them -- on the anniversaries of their abductions.
And forced them to watch TV coverage of the vigils held on their behalf.
So how to they recover.
Joining us now doctor Daniel -- of forensic psychiatrist who specializes in child and adolescent psychiatry.
And John Ryan CEO of the national center for missing.
And exploited children.
John I -- -- start with you because you have some recent experience.
-- with perhaps the best example of somebody coming out of this kind of captivity JC do guard.
How is she doing and and what can her case tell us.
About how these women can be expected to recover.
Right John we.
National center hosted our annual.
-- courage award finished that year.
And we've tracked honored JC -- guard and her family.
Particularly her mother Terry.
And we had time to spend some quiet time with -- and catch up.
They've been working.
Since the recovery in 2009.
With trained professionals.
Who are experienced with working with families of long term missing children and their survivors themselves.
And what was even more courageous was JC offering her own advice and counsel to these three young woman in Cleveland.
Based on her own experience.
And first and foremost she's.
Stay with your family surround yourself in the small circle of trust and that's your family.
Also connect with trained professionals.
As soon as she can.
They can help -- and they will help you in this process of healing.
Because we've learned there reunification.
Is a long process -- an event.
Doctor Miller -- want.
I want ask this question I do not want to be seen in any way as as criticizing Jaycee or anything because.
Who knows what kind of psychological torment these people are under in a situation like this but.
But JC for instance was out in public with her abductor.
Elizabeth Smart she was seen out in public and didn't say anything.
Does it surprise you that in this case Amanda Berry was you know had the -- with call after ten years.
To make the escape she did.
What you know these situations are often much more complicated than they appear.
After awhile you know being in captivity sometimes the victims will actually develop some sort of bond with the captor.
You see this a lot and abusive relationships where people will stay in a relationship even though there -- being abused -- in some way.
They have -- too -- to the trauma they become the actually used to it and it starts to become normal after awhile.
So for Amanda very -- to make that break I again after ten years to be screaming out the door and saying hey let me out of here.
What if she must've had just tremendous fortitude to be able to do that.
Well I'm sure after going through so much physical and psychological trauma I mean -- spirit just had a bit had to have been beaten to the ground.
But I guess in one last.
Desperate attempts to Muster all her strength she was able to finally asked for help.
-- John we we thought we would hear were looking at and pictures of Amanda arriving yesterday.
At her sister's home where we thought she might see a few words of the press ultimately she didn't.
Is that a good idea do you think.
-- I think the way she's handled it and her family is perfectly understandable.
They need time to get.
Talk about the range of emotions that they've you know been going through that there is.
Challenges for the family as well as commander as these survive the survivor in this situation so.
They need your quiet time the community.
You know their interest is quite understandable.
But they should respect their privacy and that will help this -- -- in the healing process.
I'm one of the thorniest questions to me it seems doctor Grover is what about that little child I mean a six year old child who is apparently though the product of -- -- on them a rapist.
How -- do.
Well how do you move forward with that little girl.
Well you know in some ways kids are actually more resilient than adults I think it's gonna take a long time.
But you know sort of the dot with adults and the -- has been cast -- -- kids there's still some room.
Two I think worked through some of these issues so.
It may not seem so at first but I think she's actually -- -- -- pretty well but I think it's just going to be a long road to recovery.
Obviously a lot of challenges.
Had for all of these women but again just fantastic news that they are free.
The doctor Daniel Bober John Ryan thank you both.
My pleasure thank you my place.
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