In physical medicine, trauma (injury) is damage to a biological organism caused by physical harm from an external source. The term is sometimes used to refer to trauma centers and other medical units that deal with trauma. Major trauma is injury that can potentially lead to serious outcomes.

In psychology, psychological trauma is a type of damage to the psyche that occurs as a result of a severely distressing event.

Trauma may also refer to:

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