FLASHBACK By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 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." Related Psychology Terms SITUATIONAL PSYCHOSIS VISUAL HALLUCINATION DISSOCIATED STATE ADDICTIVE DRUGS REENACTMENT SEDATIVE, HYPNOTIC, OR ANXIOLYTIC WITHDRAWAL PERITRAUMATIC DISSOCIATION PEDUNCULAR HALLUCINOSIS SEQUELA MUSCLE RELAXANTS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FLASHBACK," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/flashback/ (accessed October 15, 2019).