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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 of the following sometimes triggers a memory of earlier days as a manic depressive?
2. Which section of Washington DC does Richard live in?
3. What does Jamison not think is such a good idea?
4. What is the nationality of the man Jamison meets at a dinner party?
5. What does Jamison say could lead to death?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why was Jamison reluctant to openly discuss her illness?
2. What does Jamison remember about her mood swings?
3. How is the lower dosage of lithium benefiting Jamison in chapter 9?
4. Why is Jamison drawn to Wyatt?
5. Why does Jamison prefer the term manic depressive to bi-polar?
6. What is Jamison wary of avoiding distinguishing the use of slang to describe mental illness in chapter 10?
7. What is Jamison's view on the use of slang to describe people with mental illness?
8. Describe the letter Jamison received after giving a presentation in chapter 10?
9. What research is James Watson doing regarding the cause of mental illness?
10. What does Jamison miss about her manic episodes
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
What events in Jamison's early life influenced her decision to study psychology? How different do the students think Jamison's life would been if she was from a less supportive family?
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