What is a Martyr Complex? - Definition, Psychology & Treatment


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Which one of the following best describes someone who has a martyr complex?

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1. What is another psychological term for a martyr complex?

2. When was a martyr complex first recognized?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A martyr complex is an unhealthy psychological condition, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the ailment. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of symptoms, history and treatment of the martyr complex.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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

  • Definition of martyr complex
  • History of this condition
  • Martyr complex symptoms and treatments

Skills Practiced

The following skills will be practiced by students completing the quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as co-dependency and cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the martyr complex
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the martyr complex

Additional Learning

To learn more about psychology, review the accompanying lesson on What is a Martyr Complex? - Definition, Psychology and Treatment. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the history of the martyr complex
  • Understand the symptoms of a martyr complex
  • Know important psychological terms related to the martyr complex