What Is Hysteria in Personality? - Definition & Overview


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Which of these is not a modern psychological disorder associated with hysteria?

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1. Which of these is most closely related to Freud's work on hysteria?

2. The Greek word hystera means what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Hysteria is a psychological disorder in which a person experiences physical conditions related to an illness or an injury without any physical cause, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the ailment. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the symptoms and treatments for hysteria.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Common name for hysteria
  • Type of disorder that hysteria is known as
  • Treatment for hysteria

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related hysteria lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the symptoms of and treatment for hysteria
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about psychological disorders

Additional Learning

To learn more about hysteria, review the accompanying lesson on What is Hysteria in Personality? - Definition & Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the history of hysteria
  • Understand the purpose of Freudian psychoanalysis
  • Define mass hysteria