Associations to the word «Trauma»

Wiktionary

TRAUMA, noun. Any serious injury to the body, often resulting from violence or an accident.
TRAUMA, noun. An emotional wound leading to psychological injury.
TRAUMA, noun. An event that causes great distress.
TRAUMA FOCUSED COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY, noun. A psychotherapeutic approach, often utilized with children and adolescents, that addresses emotional and behavioral difficulties due to a traumatic event by talking through the event with the patient.
TRAUMA NAKED, adjective. (medicine) The state of being totally naked for medical assessment, often because the clothes were cut off by trauma scissors.

Dictionary definition

TRAUMA, noun. Any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc..
TRAUMA, noun. An emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects.

Wise words

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