SEQUELA

the name that is given to a residual effect of an illness or injury that may or may not be a permanent impairment. Sequela is just like the flashbacks a person suffers from a traumatic event.

SEQUELA: "An example of sequela is the flashbacks a person suffers from a traumatic event."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SEQUELA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sequela/ (accessed August 2, 2020).
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