Brain on Fire Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Brain on Fire.

  • Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Brain on Fire Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Brain on Fire Overview

Brain on Fire is the story of 24-year-old Susannah Cahalan's "month of madness." In 2009, Susannah was a reporter at The New York Post and she was dating a young man named Stephen. Suddenly she began having seizures and strange symptoms that made her seem to be mentally ill. Doctors disagreed as to whether her illness was a mental illness or some type of encephalitis. Brain on Fire is the story of the diagnosis of her disease and her recovery.

Study Pack

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Lesson Plan

Brain on Fire Lesson Plans contain 141 pages of teaching material, including: