Head | Psychiatry | Trauma (Symptom)


It is generally called psychic trauma an event that deeply threatens the welfare or the life of an individual, as a consequence of that event on the device or mental structure or emotional life of it.


In terms of psychiatry, trauma is defined indirectly, as a direct personal exposure to an event that involves actual or potential threat of death or serious injury or other threats to personal physical integrity, or witnessing an event that involves death, injury or threat to physical integrity of another person, or learn about the unexpected or violent death, serious injury, threat of death or injury experienced by a family member or other close relationships. The person's response to the event must involve intense fear, sense of inability to exercise control or horror. In children, the response must involve disorganized or agitated behaviour.