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Trigger

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Trigger
Coined by unknown
Wherecoined
Status Current
Date coined unknown
Alternative forms Triggered
Part of Speech noun, verb
Community used by multiplicity


A trigger is a term used by multiples to refer to an event or experience which causes an involuntary reaction, which may include switching. In practical use this term is nearly always used to refer to negative reactions such as panic attacks. It is taken from trauma survivor communities and the clinical term trauma trigger.