Reference Terms
from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Psychological trauma

Psychological trauma is a type of damage to the psyche that occurs as a result of a traumatic event.

A traumatic event involves a singular experience or enduring event or events that completely overwhelm the individual's ability to cope or integrate the ideas and emotions involved with that experience.

Note:   The above text is excerpted from the Wikipedia article "Psychological trauma", which has been released under the GNU Free Documentation License.
Related Stories

Share This Page:

Mind & Brain News
October 10, 2015

Latest Headlines
updated 12:56 pm ET