traumatization
noun see traumatize

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  • traumatization — noun The infliction of trauma; the act or process of traumatizing …   Wiktionary

  • traumatization — n. causing of physical and/or emotional injury or shock …   English contemporary dictionary

  • traumatization — trau·ma·ti·za·tion …   English syllables

  • traumatization — ˌtrȯmə]d.ə̇ˈzāshən, ˌtrau̇m , ]tə̇ˈz , ]d.ˌīˈz , ]ˌtīˈz noun ( s) : the act or process of traumatizing * * * traumatizāˈtion or traumatisāˈtion noun • • • Main Entry: ↑trauma …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Daniel Schechter — Daniel S. Schechter (born in Miami, Florida in 1962) is an American psychiatrist currently living in Geneva, Switzerland. He is known for his clinical work and research on intergenerational transmission or communication of violent trauma and… …   Wikipedia

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