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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's father try to determine the IQ scores of?
2. What does Jamison say she must do before she becomes associate professor?
3. What does lithium force Jamison to give up?
4. Which member of Jamison's family becomes her emotional bedrock?
5. What does Jamison decide is her strongest interest?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why can Jamison not go to a Ivy League school?
2. What does life in Oxford teach her?
3. Describe the depressive extreme of Jamison's mood disorder.
4. Describe the manic extreme of Jamison's mood disorder.
5. What does Jamison say has given her the greatest happiness?
6. How does Jamison describe her early childhood years?
7. How does Jamison's disorder affect her home life?
8. What kind of work does Jamison decide to go into after graduate school?
9. What does Jamison hope never to have to experience again concerning her manic episodes?
10. Why does Jamison start reading children's books?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe how each of the following aided Jamison in her recovery against manic depression.
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
Examine manic depressive illness as described in the book.
1) What does Jamison feel during a manic episode?
2) What does Jamison suffer during a depressive episode?
3) Define stable state of mind?
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