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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. An herbal remedy that Sacks has sometimes prescribed in order to treat migraines includes __________.
(a) Lavender.
(b) Valerian.
(c) Kava.
(d) Belladonna.

2. Sacks uses the analogy of ________ to try to explain what he means by the way that migraines are never typical.
(a) Walking.
(b) Swimming.
(c) Eating.
(d) Hiding.

3. The ________ with which the patient should be seen depends on the tendency toward the migraines, according to Sacks.
(a) Frequency.
(b) Understanding.
(c) Action.
(d) Ability.

4. Migraines might also have some specific _________ in one's life, according to Sacks, filling a role the patient needs it to fill.
(a) Peace.
(b) Movement.
(c) Energy.
(d) Purpose.

5. One of the categories of drugs is aimed at the __________ of the migraine, according to Sacks.
(a) Definition.
(b) Mechanism.
(c) Movement.
(d) Outcome.

6. Some patients can respond to _________ as many migraines are sensitive to suggestion during the episode.
(a) Rest.
(b) Placebos.
(c) Herbs.
(d) Hypnosis.

7. Sacks has said that migraines can be both _____ and acquired, making them difficult to diagnose and to treat.
(a) Sharp.
(b) Innate.
(c) Dull.
(d) Quick.

8. Sacks wants to point out that many doctors and researchers __________ too much from the data they receive in order to find these answers.
(a) Extrapolate.
(b) Reason.
(c) Guess.
(d) Understand.

9. The intensity of pain of a migraine might be relieved by manual __________ of the arteries which are being affected.
(a) Aggression.
(b) Compression.
(c) Movement.
(d) Stimulation.

10. The initial ________ with a patient might be limited, but this should not be the only step in diagnosis and treatment.
(a) Management.
(b) Prescription.
(c) Book.
(d) Interview.

11. Migraines may very well take on the particular aspects of the ________ though it may never be clear what prompts the unit as a whole.
(a) Pain.
(b) Sufferer.
(c) Home.
(d) Life.

12. Some people who have constant migraines that interrupt their life may have to _________ to live with them.
(a) Try.
(b) Manage.
(c) Begin.
(d) Learn.

13. In Sacks' mind, there is no reason to believe that ________ do not suffer from migraines as well, according to his logic.
(a) Babies.
(b) Plants.
(c) Comatose patients.
(d) Animals.

14. The fact that visual ___________ are so common makes their presence fascinating to researchers.
(a) Sounds.
(b) Symptoms.
(c) Pains.
(d) Hallucinations.

15. That migraines might have a role in one's life is the _________, rather than the rule, according to Sacks.
(a) Attribution.
(b) Exception.
(c) Theory.
(d) Basis.

Short Answer Questions

1. Effective drug therapy, according to Sacks, will be based and depends on ____________, according to his experience.

2. The _________ migraine is one that comes to light when a patient is highly emotional and tends toward intense rage.

3. _______ are unable to express pain, so Sacks says they are not useful in terms of studying migraines and how they affect the body.

4. The medical _________ in this section of the book might be overwhelming to some readers.

5. Sacks does not believe there is a connection with _________ being a part of the chemical reaction that takes place during a headache.

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