chapter  3
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Evidence That Unforgiveness Is a Stress Reaction

Liberation day came, and Lomax was repatriated to Great Britain. However, his life was forever different. For 20 years, he suffered flashbacks, intrusive thoughts, and fantasies of the face of the nameless interrogator. He became easily upset and angered. Lomax was a troubled man who could not stop ruminating, nor get the injustice out of his mind. His spiritual life was in turmoil, his relationships troubled. Disoriented by his prison-camp experience, Lomax felt his life was unbearable. He had to do something about the terrible resentment, bitterness, hatred, hostility, anger, and fear that he felt for this nameless Japanese translator.