Definition of Psychic trauma

1. Noun. An emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects.

Exact synonyms: Trauma
Specialized synonyms: Birth Trauma
Generic synonyms: Mental Condition, Mental State, Psychological Condition, Psychological State
Derivative terms: Traumatic, Traumatize



Lexicographical Neighbors of Psychic Trauma

psychiatrically
psychiatries
psychiatrist
psychiatrists
psychiatrization
psychiatrize
psychiatrized
psychiatrizes
psychiatrizing
psychiatry
psychic
psychic communication
psychic energy
psychic phenomena
psychic phenomenon
psychic trauma (current term)
psychical
psychical communication
psychically
psychics
psychid
psychids
psyching
psyching out
psychism
psychisms
psychist
psychists
psycho
psycho-

Literary usage of Psychic trauma

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Psychopathological Researches: Studies in Mental Dissociation by Boris Sidis (1902)
"... CHAPTER II THE psychic trauma , IN the consideration of this case, there is primarily traceable from grandmother to granddaughter, through the father, ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1911)
"So that any event involving a sufficiently painful affect may constitute a psychic trauma, or a summation of such affects inadequate in themselves may give ..."

3. Handbook of suggestive therapeutics, applied hypnotism, psychic science by Henry Sumner Munro (1912)
"Every experience which produces the painful effect of fear, anxiety, shame, or other psychic pain may act as a psychic trauma. The psychic trauma, or the ..."

4. Developing a Comprehensive Disaster & Crisis Response Program for Mental edited by Elizabeth K. Carll (1998)
"Chowchilla revisited: The effects of psychic trauma four years after a ... Time sense following psychic trauma: A clinical study of 10 adults and 20 ..."

5. Neuropsychiatry and the War: A Bibliography with Abstracts by Mabel Webster Brown, Frankwood Earl Williams (1918)
"Is the influence of warfare, physical strain, toxin, or psychic trauma? ... There is invariably a history of psychic trauma—it may be one acute occasion or ..."

6. Neuropsychiatry and the War: A Bibliography with Abstracts by Mabel Webster Brown, Frankwood Earl Williams (1918)
"Is the influence of warfare, physical strain, toxin, or psychic trauma? ... There is invariably a history of psychic trauma—it may be one acute occasion or ..."

7. Nervous and Mental Disease Monograph Series (1909)
"... GW Wallbaum.1 Von Leyden, three decades ago, declared it to be his opinion that psychic trauma might cause paralysis agitans, myelitis, and paralysis. ..."

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