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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Styron compares the theories about depression to the theories about what?
(a) The world is square/round debate.
(d) Dinosaurs and Black Holes.
2. In addition to anxiety, what other characteristic of depression becomes manifest?
(a) Deep, dark imaginings.
(b) An inability to be still, constantly moving.
(c) Argumentative with family and friends.
(d) Incessant talking.
3. How does Styron explain his approach to his self-destruction?
(a) It was fully deserved.
(b) He was going to choose a painless method.
(c) Melodramatic, one part of him the actor, and one part of him the audience.
(d) He knew he would hurt his wife, but had to do it.
4. What conclusion can we make for what Styron says about his recovery?
(a) Writing in his diary helped him recover.
(b) That is was difficult and required a lot of strength.
(c) Medicines need to be adjusted correctly.
(d) That he just needed some more rest.
5. What is the phenomenon in which young victims of loss harbor guilt and rage for their entire lives?
(b) Incomplete mourning.
(c) Lack of bonding.
(d) Fear and anxiety.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is a daily presence during the depth of Styron's depression?
2. What new approach does Styron's psychiatrist use?
3. What is Styron's first dream in many months?
4. How does Styron describe his recovery from depression?
5. In the movie, "Through a Glass Darkly," the hallucination that the actress has is about what?
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