For the survivors of Japan's deadly earthquake and tsunami, the emotional scars lie heavily on their hearts. Most lost not only their homes and everything they owned, but also the people close to them.

Medical experts warn that the psychological damage can be just as bad as the physical. The survivors can also bear a sense of guilt for being alive while so many others perished.

Aljazeera's Steve Chao reports from Otsuchi, Japan.

Shot and edited by Matthew Allard on a Sony PMW-F3

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