This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Oliver Sacks - Author of the book and described as one of the great clinical writers of the 1900s, this person is a doctor who oversees many patients suffering from one or many symptoms of migraines.
The Typical Migraine Patient - While Sacks says this no one of these, there are some commonalities seen in the typical migraine sufferer.
Du Bois Reymond - This is a German physician who is quoted in the book as having described symptoms of a migraine in his diary in 1860.
Case 20 - This is a woman...
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