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Patty Duke
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Duke writes, "I don't take it lightly when I say there are moments in the theater that are to me a ______ experience."
(a) Religious.
(b) Manic.
(c) Transportative.
(d) Enlightening.

2. "Even when there are little to no side effects, anywhere from ___ to ___ percent of people stop taking their lithium."
(a) 40 to 50.
(b) 10 to 25.
(c) 50 to 60.
(d) 20 to 30.

3. In the story about Ellen, who developed bipolar disorder in high school, and her mother was her caretaker 17 years later, what did Ellen graduate college to become?
(a) Comedian.
(b) Writer.
(c) Actress.
(d) Interior designer.

4. When were monoamine oxidase inhibitors ushered into the antidepressant era?
(a) 1970s.
(b) 1980s.
(c) 1950s.
(d) 1960s.

5. What is the name of the television movie Patty Duke made about her manic-depressive illness?
(a) Call Me Anna.
(b) Yesterday's Dreams.
(c) The Patty Duke You Didn't Know.
(d) A Child Star.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "A Marriage that Shattered," who is married to Larry?

2. Who did Patty Duke play in The Miracle Worker?

3. Who was the pioneer in identifying manic-depressive illness?

4. What is the married son's name whose mother saw the signs of his oncoming manic depression in Chapter 10?

5. In the story about siblings dealing with manic depression, who is Judd's sister?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the argument regarding treatment for the creative manic depressant?

2. What led to Patty overcoming her fear of death?

3. Discuss alcoholism and writers as discussed in the text.

4. What is lithium? How did it come to be discovered?

5. What would happen in the fights between John Astin and Patty?

6. What is the correlation between CEOs and manic depression?

7. What did making Call Me Anna cause Patty to see about manic depression and its effects on acting?

8. Discuss the antidepressants discussed in Chapter 6.

9. What did the psychiatrist and Patty disagree about regarding her manic "epiphany"?

10. When is it necessary to hospitalize a bipolar patient?

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