BRAIN TRAUMA

n. a form of head trauma, specifically that of physical injury with resulting damage to the brain. It involves force and impact, such as those caused by blows to the head or gunshot wounds. Also called traumatic brain injury. See intracranial injury- also head injury.

BRAIN TRAUMA: "Above and beyond a mere concussion, it is brain trauma which leads to injury and damage."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BRAIN TRAUMA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/brain-trauma/ (accessed December 12, 2019).
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