Trauma (plurals: traumata, traumas) can refer to:


From Greek τραῦμα = "a wound", compare verb τιτρώσκω (stem τρω-) = "I injure"

In psychology and medicine

  • Trauma (medicine), an often serious and body-altering physical injury, such as the removal of a limb
    • Blast injury, a type of physical trauma caused by an explosion
    • Blunt trauma, a type of physical trauma caused by impact or other force applied from or with a blunt object
    • Penetrating trauma, a type of physical trauma in which the skin or tissues are pierced by an object
  • Psychological trauma, an emotional or psychological injury, usually resulting from an extremely stressful or life-threatening situation
    • Post-cult trauma, the intense emotional problems that some members of cults and new religious movements experience upon disaffection and disaffiliation
    • Vicarious traumatization, transformation in the self of a trauma worker or helper that results from empathic engagement with traumatized clients and their reports of traumatic experiences.
  • Geriatric trauma, trauma in the elderly
  • Pediatric trauma, trauma in children
  • Trauma center, a hospital equipped to provide comprehensive emergency medical services to patients suffering traumatic injuries
  • Trauma surgery, a surgical specialty
  • Trauma team, a group of healthcare workers who attend to seriously ill or injured casualties who arrive at a hospital emergency department

In media, popular culture, and entertainment

In comics

  • Trauma (comics), a character associated with Avengers: The Initiative in the Marvel Universe

In film and television

In games

In music

  • "Day Twelve: Trauma", a song by Ayreon on the album The Human Equation
  • Trauma (album) by rapper/producer DJ Quik
  • Trauma (band), an American heavy metal band
  • Trauma (Polish band), a Polish death metal band
  • "Trauma" (song) by Ayumi Hamasaki
  • Trauma Records, a record label

In people

  • Trauma (wrestler), American professional wrestler
  • Trauma Flintstone, drag performer and actress

In sports teams

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  • Trauma — Trauma …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Trauma I — Nacimiento 27 de marzo de 1985 (26 años …   Wikipedia Español

  • trauma — [ troma ] n. m. • 1876; mot gr. « blessure » ♦ Didact. Méd. Lésion, blessure locale produite par un agent extérieur agissant mécaniquement. Psychol. (emploi critiqué) Émotion violente qui modifie la personnalité d un sujet en la sensibilisant aux …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Trauma — (v. griech. τραύμα ‚Wunde‘, Mehrzahl: Traumen, Traumata ) steht für: Trauma (Medizin), eine Wunde, Verletzung oder Schädigung des Körpers in der Medizin Trauma (Psychologie), eine von außen einwirkende Verletzung der seelisch psychischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • traumă — TRÁUMĂ, traume, s.f. 1. Traumatism (1). 2. Emoţie violentă care modifică personalitatea unui individ, sensibilizându l la alte emoţii de acelaşi fel, astfel încât acesta nu mai reacţionează normal. – Din fr. trauma, germ. Trauma. Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • Trauma — puede referirse a: Trauma psíquico, una grave herida emocional. Trauma físico, una herida o daño corporal. Trauma, grupo en el que estuvo el difunto bajista Cliff Burton antes de entrar a Metallica. Trauma, grupo chileno reconocido por crear el… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Trauma — Sn Verletzung der Psyche per. Wortschatz fach. (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus gr. traũma (traúmatos) Wunde, Verletzung , zu gr. titrṓskein verwunden, durchbohren . Adjektiv: traumatisch.    Ebenso nndl. trauma, ne. trauma, nfrz. trauma, nschw …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Trauma — statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Išorinio veiksnio sukeltas organų ar audinių sužalojimas arba stiprus psichinis sukrėtimas. Yra mechaninė, terminė, cheminė, psichinė, elektrinė trauma. kilmė gr. trauma – sužalojimas… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • trauma — m. med. Ver traumatismo. Medical Dictionary. 2011. trauma traumatismo …   Diccionario médico

  • trauma — from the Greek word meaning ‘wound’, originated a term used in medicine for a serious physical injury, but it is more widely used to refer to emotional shock following a stressful event or, more generally, to an experience that is deeply… …   Modern English usage

  • trauma — / trauma/ s.m. [dal gr. trâuma ( atos ) ferita ] (pl. i ). 1. (med.) [danno prodotto nell organismo da un colpo improvviso e violento, un urto e sim.: t. cranico ] ▶◀ Ⓖ (fam.) botta, Ⓖ colpo, lesione, traumatismo. ↓ contusione. ‖ impatto, urto. 2 …   Enciclopedia Italiana

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