Trauma: What Causes It

Living through or seeing something that's upsetting and dangerous can cause major Trauma. This can include:

  • Death or serious illness of a loved one
  • War or combat
  • Car accidents and plane crashes
  • Hurricanes, tornadoes, and fires
  • Violent crimes, like a robbery or shooting.

There are many other things that can cause Trauma. Talk to your doctor if you are troubled by something that happened to you or someone you care about.