How we learnt to take trauma seriously - EXPeditions

How we learnt to take trauma seriously

by Stephen Frosh
  • Key point 1
    The concept of trauma first arose in the 19th century, as the growth of the railways changed people’s perceptions of time and space.
  • Key point 2
    A trauma can be understood as an event so overwhelming that it actually can’t be thought about. It can’t be converted from an experience into a memory.
  • Key point 3
    For the health of both individuals and society as a whole, we must learn how to listen to trauma survivors.