Complex PTSD & Dissociation


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Which of the following is not one of the six symptom groupings of complex PTSD?

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Amanda was physically abused by her alcoholic father for years. When she passes by a bar and smells alcohol, she is sometimes brought back to horrid memories of her father abusing her. She cannot stop these memories from occurring. These memories are sometimes so vivid that it feels like she is reliving his abuse.

Which type of dissociative symptom is Amanda experiencing?


Vivian was the victim of human trafficking and was used as a sex slave to many men who paid for her services. Now that Vivian is in counseling, she cannot recall certain painful details of this experience.

Which symptom of dissociation is Vivian displaying?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complex PTSD and dissociative identity disorder (DID) may develop in people who have experienced prolonged trauma. The quiz tests what you know about symptoms and causes of these medical conditions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • The six symptom groupings of complex PTSD
  • Dissociative symptoms in hypothetical abuse and human trafficking situations
  • Types of disscociation that are linked to complex PTSD
  • A reason for why someone would develop DID along with complex PTSD

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the understanding you've gained regarding dissociative symptoms
  • Knowledge application - utilize your knowledge to answer a question about the six symptom groupings of complex PTSD
  • Reading comprehension - verify that you can pull the most essential information about these conditions from the related lesson

Additional Learning

Take an in-depth look at this subject by studying the lesson called Complex PTSD & Dissociation. The lesson focuses on the following objectives:

  • Define complex PTSD
  • Describe complex PTSD characteristics
  • Give a definition for dissociation
  • Understand symptoms of dissociation with help from a hypothetical example
  • Explain the causes of DID