Repressed Memory: Definition, Symptoms & Therapy


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What is a repressed memory?

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1. What is the most effective form of treatment when dealing with a repressed memory?

2. Although there are no apparent symptoms of a repressed memory, what are some warning signs that can be indicative of a lapse?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of what a repressed memory is, warning signs that this condition exists and the most effective treatment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Repressed memory
  • Treatment used when dealing with a repressed memory
  • Warning signs of a repressed memory
  • Types of events that can cause a repressed memory
  • Benefits of a repressed memory

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related memory lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the treatment used for repressed memories
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the types of events that can cause a repressed memory

Additional Learning

To learn more about memory, review the accompanying lesson on Repressed Memory. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Review what a repressed memory is and how it protects people
  • Identify the symptoms of a repressed memory such as depression and sleep disturbances
  • Recall the therapy used to treat repressed memories