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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Jamison question at the beginning of the chapter?
(a) Her love for her father
(b) Her sexuality
(c) The severity of her illness
(d) Her reluctance to discuss her illness
2. Why did Jamison want to protect her family?
(a) They shy away from fame
(b) They did not know about her illness
(c) They all have weak hearts
(d) Manic depression is genetically based
3. Which of the following word or phrase does Jamison use to describe her manic episodes?
(c) Great gulps of life
(d) More than just rock and roll
4. Which English town is David buried in?
(a) Leighton Buzzard
5. What have Jamison's exalted moods taught her?
(a) Never to become jaded to life
(b) Always keep looking for better things
(c) Family is the most important part of her life
(d) Always put your health first
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Jamison credit with stabilizing her moods?
2. What can Jamison do now she is taking less lithium?
3. What kind of humor does Jamison share with the Englishman?
4. Which of the following colorful expressions does Jamison use in this chapter?
5. Why would Jamison want to lower her medication?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Richard react when Jamison tells him about her mental illness?
2. How is the lower dosage of lithium benefiting Jamison in chapter 9?
3. How does Jamison cope on her return to Los Angeles?
4. Why does Jamison prefer the term manic depressive to bi-polar?
5. Describe the letter Jamison received after giving a presentation in chapter 10?
6. Why was Jamison reluctant to openly discuss her illness?
7. How does another Englishman sweep Jamison off of her feet in chapter 8?
8. How could revealing her illness affect her personal life?
9. What does Jamison remember about her mood swings?
10. What is Jamison wary of avoiding distinguishing the use of slang to describe mental illness in chapter 10?
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