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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Some people who have constant migraines that interrupt their life may have to _________ to live with them.
2. Some patients can respond to _________ as many migraines are sensitive to suggestion during the episode.
3. Studies fail to prove indications of a relationship between __________ causes and migraines, so Sacks does not believe this to be a valid cause.
(b) Electrical correlation.
(c) Strength training.
4. One of the medical deterrents to treating a migraine addresses the ________ of the malady.
5. Into how many categories does Sacks divide the drugs that are available for the treatment of migraines?
Short Answer Questions
1. A person who is self destructive might desire self __________ so that he can continue to hurt himself.
2. The need for the __________ mentality is more evident in the animal world because of the need for biological survival.
3. An important part of migraine treatment, according to Sacks, is to give the body the _______ it needs in order to make it through the event.
4. Sacks wants to point out that there are few _________ that have any value in helping with a migraine case.
5. Migraines might also have some specific _________ in one's life, according to Sacks, filling a role the patient needs it to fill.
Short Essay Questions
1. What is another reason for the visual disturbances which can be seen my migraine patients?
2. What is the discovery that Lashely makes about the process of his own migraine scotomata?
3. What are the three categories of drugs that can be used in the treatment of migraines, according to Sacks?
4. How does Sacks recommend a patient with nausea deal with their medication ingestion to ensure pain relief?
5. What does Sacks point out is more needed in the animal world than in the human world?
6. What affects at least ten percent of the population, so many people that they have attracted attention and curiosity since the beginning of time?
7. Why was Lashley mostly dismissed by his contemporaries in the migraine research field, according to the last section of this book?
8. What happens when systems are open to the environment around them, versus those systems which are closed?
9. What kind of patient only needs to have a few appointments with their physician each year?
10. What can happen with a geometrical ornamental structure, according to Fluver in this section?
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