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Garcia, who has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression, learned earlier this year that MTS denied her application for a discounted fare.

In the middle of an ongoing traumatic event, it’s often difficult to remember that things won’t always be as they are.

Psychologists and environmental scholars are creating a whole new vocabulary to describe these feelings of despair, including solastalgia, climate anxiety, eco-grief, pre-traumatic stress, and psychoterratic illness.

From Fortune

As the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Sean Reed and countless others seem to be compounded together for traumatic consumption all at once, there is an outcry like never before for the reforms Orlins has long championed.

From Ozy

Well, if they’re right, then now we have a target to either erase those traumatic memories, or—potentially—enhance the memories of happy times so they last longer.

If you think divorce between two people is messy and traumatic, imagine divorcing yourself.

I am only able to ignore because I have had to have these conversations in person and that is the most traumatic experience.

It is often the least visible but sometimes deadliest of injuries: traumatic brain injury (TBI).

She recalls a particularly traumatic conversation with a HBO executive soon after the plug was pulled on The Comeback.

I might be the first person ever diagnosed with, “PTED” – Post-Traumatic Election Ad Disorder.

It is also suitable for cases of traumatic and paralytic origin.

The traumatic form is excessively obstinate and intractable.

He considers ringbone as articular, periarticular, rachitic and traumatic.

This is termed phlegmonous erysipelas, and is much more apt to occur in connexion with the traumatic variety of the disease.

The fact, however, that traumatic causes are detailed in other works on the same subject compels us to give them mention here.


On this page you'll find 111 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to traumatic, such as: alarming, appalling, atrocious, awesome, awful, and chilling.

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