1. Reliving an event or part of an event that was traumatic. 2. The spontaneous recurrence of visual hallucinations in a person who was taking drugs and has now stopped.
FLASHBACK: "A flashback is a piece of traumatic memory."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FLASHBACK," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/flashback/ (accessed March 23, 2023).