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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Jamison say her emotional and physical pain forced her to do?
(a) Crawl across the floor
(b) Pray for forgiveness
(c) Take heroin
(d) Take an overdose
2. Where does Jamison say most scientists now believe manic depressive illness comes from?
(b) The Family
(c) Too much television
3. Who poses the question to Jamison at the start of the chapter?
(a) Her brother
(c) Her husband
(d) Her psychiatrist
4. What city does Jamison go back to?
(d) Los Angeles
5. Why does Jamison not have children?
(a) Se does not wnat want them to inherit her illness
(b) She does not like children
(c) Richard already has children
(d) She is infertile
6. What can Jamison do now she is taking less lithium?
(a) Fall in love
(c) Eat beans
(d) Read for pleasure
7. Who does Jamison say will stop asking her questions if they know she suffers from manic depression?
(b) Medical residents
8. What drug does Jamison compare the addictiveness of her manic states to?
9. Which drug did Schou conduct clinical trials on?
10. What does Jamison doubt she can remember to conduct?
(a) A university lecture
(b) A psychiatric evaluation
(c) An orchestra
(d) An academic conversation
11. What does Jamison still grieve for?
(a) Her cat
(b) The intensity of her illness
(c) Her childhood
12. What can her mania lead to?
13. Which of the following members of Jamison's family is the only one she gives a name to?
(a) Her brother
(b) None of them
(c) Her cousin
(d) Her sister
14. What does Jamison decide to reduce at the end of this chapter?
(a) Her working hours
(b) Her spending sprees
(c) Her lithium dosage
(d) Her leisure time
15. Which of the following poets does Jamison quote?
(a) Charles Bukowski
(b) T.S. Elliott
(c) John Donne
(d) Ezra Pound
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Jamison prefer the term manic depressive illness?
2. What does Jamison say has made her life bearable?
3. What is the correct medical diagnosis of Jamison's illness?
4. What question does Jamison pose at the beginning of the chapter?
5. Which of the following does Jamison state will contribute to the change in the way people perceive mental illness?
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