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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. Which children's book does Jamison reread?
2. In what room does Jamison sleep in to help with her feelings of nausea?
3. What drug has the physician injected his patient with?
4. What does Jamison's father find it difficult to do when he is clinically depressed?
5. Which of the following drugs is Jamison not researching?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Jamison's sister's views on lithium?
2. What indications are there that there is history of manic depression in Jamison's family?
3. How does David help Jamison get over a depressive episode?
4. What is an example of Jamison's manic behavior?
5. How does Jamison prove that manic depression is linked with greater creativity?
6. How does Jamison's disorder affect her home life?
7. What kind of work does Jamison decide to go into after graduate school?
8. In what way did Jamison's time at college turn out to be a positive experience?
9. How does Jamison manage to simplify her life?
10. What is Jamison's opinion of using medication to treat depressive disorders?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What major events had a profound affect on Jamison's life and how did they change her? What does Jamison still have to learn by the end of the book?
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
How much do you think Jamison changed positive representations of manic depression? What positive impact has Jamison's ideas had on society? Do you think Jamison's ideas have had any negative impacts?
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