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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 think about when her moods are very low?

2. What is the name of the man Jamison meets at the beginning of the chapter?

3. What does Jamison remind her that she has been inducted into?

4. What is Jamison's brother researching the economic aspects of?

5. Which member of Jamison's family becomes her emotional bedrock?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does another Englishman sweep Jamison off of her feet in chapter 8?

2. What does Jamison miss about her manic episodes

3. What kind of work does Jamison do at the UCLA facility?

4. Why is Jamison drawn to Wyatt?

5. Why does Jamison admire her older brother?

6. What is an example of Jamison's manic behavior?

7. What conversation does Jamison recall at the beginning of chapter 11?

8. What is Jamison wary of avoiding distinguishing the use of slang to describe mental illness in chapter 10?

9. Why can Jamison not go to a Ivy League school?

10. In what way did Jamison's time at college turn out to be a positive experience?

Essay 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

In 500 words, and using examples from the book, discuss the difference between Jamison's life when she was not in control of her illness to when you did gain control.

Essay Topic 3

Jamison occasionally examines the positive aspects of her illness. What positives can Jamison take from her illness? Would she have become the successful person she became without the illness?

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