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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Jamison say happens after several years of taking lithium?
2. What does Jamison decide is her strongest interest?
3. What drug has the physician injected his patient with?
4. What is a hospital candy striper?
5. What does Jamison say she must do before she becomes associate professor?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Jamison mood swings affect her at college?
2. What kind of work does Jamison decide to go into after graduate school?
3. How does Jamison's disorder affect her home life?
4. What kind of work does Jamison do at the UCLA facility?
5. What is Jamison's sister's views on lithium?
6. How does David react when Jamison tell him about her illness?
7. How does the concert in chapter 6 benefit manic depressives?
8. How does Jamison prove that manic depression is linked with greater creativity?
9. What happens to Jamison as she is walking through a garden campus in chapter 2?
10. How does David help Jamison get over a depressive episode?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine the following statement. Jamison focuses too much on the internal factors that cause mental illness and not enough on external factors. Using example from both the book and two other sources to support your argument.
Essay Topic 2
Choose one of the following options and discuss how Jamison's illness affected that particular area in her life.
2) Social life.
3) Intimate relationships.
Essay Topic 3
An Unquiet Mind was written in 1995. Choose one of the following options and discuss how psychiatry's ideas have developed since then.
1) The use of lithium.
2) Bi-polar as a genetically inherited illness.
3) Links between bi-polar and creativity.
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