Dissociative Amnesia: Treatment, Symptoms, Causes & Definition


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Dissociative amnesia is memory loss caused by:

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1. What is a controversial treatment option due to the possibility of creating false memories?

2. Some symptoms of dissociative amnesia are:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are the causes and symptoms of dissociative amnesia? These are among the topics you will need to be familiar with in order to answer the questions presented in this quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you'll be asked about these concepts:

  • What causes dissociative amnesia
  • A controversial treatment option
  • Symptoms of dissociative amnesia

Skills Practiced

As you complete these assessments, you'll also be able to practice:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define dissociative amnesia
  • Distinguishing differences - make sure you can verify you know the difference between true and false statements on dissociative amnesia
  • Information recall - access your knowledge regarding the symptoms of dissociative amnesia
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about treatment options available for dissociative amnesia

Additional Learning

Review the lesson entitled Dissociative Amnesia: Treatment, Symptoms, Causes & Definition for more information on this condition. After you read this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Discuss types of amnesia
  • Define dissociative amnesia
  • Detail the characteristics of dissociative amnesia
  • Provide details about treatments for this type of amnesia