TRAUMATOLOGY PAPER ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS OVERVIEW This formal, APA style Traumatology Paper Assignment illustrates the knowledge you have gained from this course. Summarize your understanding of the nature and causes of trauma in general, and then present an in-depth study of one specific type of trauma. Examples include PTSD, sexual assault, prison stay, domestic violence, natural disasters, grief & loss (family member, boyfriend/girlfriend, friend, teacher, or pet), severe illness or injury, witnessing an act of violence, war or combat-related, terrorism, parental abandonment, loss of employment, childhood molestation or abuse, incest, or infidelity.