When a young adult experiences abuse in any form that is abuse, violence or other bad events then the trauma which he experiences is known as adolescent trauma. There are so many situations that lead to adolescent trauma and they include sexual violation, physical abuse, a traffic accident, domestic violence, natural disasters, community violence, or severe injury, death. Apart from that some patients will experience long term effect of trauma. Some of the patients even get addicted to drugs or alcohol in an attempt to cope up with the negative emotions they feel.
Last date updated on September, 2014