psychic trauma

n.

An upsetting experience precipitating or aggravating an emotional or mental disorder.

Nearby words

  1. psychic distance,
  2. psychic energizer,
  3. psychic energy,
  4. psychic income,
  5. psychic research,
  6. psychical,
  7. psycho,
  8. psycho-,
  9. psycho-history,
  10. psychoacoustics


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