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Girl, Interrupted

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Further Study Full Book Quiz

1. What does the doctor who sends her to McLean Hospital notice on Kaysen’s face?

2. What does Polly scream about when she realizes the extent of her burns?

3. How does Kaysen try to kill herself?

4. What does Lisa say about life outside the hospital?

5. What does Jim Watson offer to do for Kaysen?

6. What are the names of Wade’s father’s dangerous friends?

7. What kind of medication does Daisy repeatedly demand?

8. How long does Kaysen believe it took the doctor to diagnose her?

9. Where is the only place a patient can be alone on the hospital ward?

10. What interrupts the girls every five, fifteen, and thirty minutes?

11. Which of the following are the girls not allowed to have on the ward?

12. What is Lisa’s diagnosis?

13. Kaysen believes that mental illness can be divided into which two kinds?

14. Why does Lisa throw a tantrum to have her window opened?

15. What makes Dr. Wick most uncomfortable?

Which two major figures were assassinated in 1968?

17. Whom do the girls visit on the maximum-security ward?

18. What drug do the nurses often give patients to calm them down?

19. What is Kaysen scared of losing at the dentist?

20. Who does Kaysen run into years after she leaves the hospital?

21. What is Kaysen’s primary complaint at her typing job?

22. In Kaysen’s opinion, what is a sign that a mental patient may be incurable?

23. What is Kaysen’s diagnosis?

24. Who is most commonly diagnosed with Kaysen’s disorder?

25. Where does the title Girl, Interrupted come from?