psychic trauma n.
An upsetting experience precipitating or aggravating an emotional or mental disorder.
Jamie's physical wounds heal within months, but the psychic trauma takes much longer.
We spoke of an offending pathogenic experience, or in other words what has been termed a psychic trauma.
He says Mireille is suffering from psychic trauma; that means that her soul has been wounded.
This undirected emotional force is the cause of dreams, neuroses, and psychic trauma.
This question led logically to an investigation of all that had preceded the psychic trauma.