Trauma is any incident that causes physical, emotional, or psychological harm. Trauma can occur from any number of events, including combat injuries, childhood abuse, witnessing an alarming situation, or surviving a natural disaster, to name just a few.
People who have experienced trauma during their lifetime may experience a variety of symptoms. These symptoms may manifest within days of the traumatic events. In some situations, they do not appear until years later. Common effects of trauma include:
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