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Spanish translation of “trauma”

trauma

noun /ˈtroːmə, ˈtraumə/
( medical) a mental condition in which someone feels very anxious, shocked, or upset after an extremely unpleasant experience
Trauma
Common signs of trauma include flashbacks or frequent nightmares.
an extremely unpleasant experience that makes someone feel very anxious, shocked, or upset for a long period of time
Trauma
the trauma of being imprisoned/tortured.
( medical) a serious injury
Trauma
brain/neck trauma ( also adjective) a trauma victim/unit.
(Definition of trauma from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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