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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. What is the title that Ralph M. Siegel has, according to the way he is described in this chapter?
2. Many of the patterns that are created are often _________, according to Sacks, which is why further research is needed.
(a) Movement oriented.
3. When a patient realizes he will have less pain when he fights off a severe attack, he is more likely to choose to undergo a brief bout of ___________.
(d) Serious pain.
4. But _________ does not believe that using medication should be the only treatment or a long term answer to migraines.
5. Sacks points out that many doctors and patients are still looking for the _____________ to help with migraine pain management.
(a) Wonder drug.
(b) Best environment.
(c) Wonder regimen.
(d) Right book.
Short Answer Questions
1. The fight or flight response is still present in _________, even if it seems to be less overt in the daily behaviors.
2. An herbal remedy that Sacks has sometimes prescribed in order to treat migraines includes __________.
3. Migraines may very well take on the particular aspects of the ________ though it may never be clear what prompts the unit as a whole.
4. The ________ with which the patient should be seen depends on the tendency toward the migraines, according to Sacks.
5. There are a number of problems that are created by the myriad of _________ that a migraine might cause, according to Sacks.
Short Essay Questions
1. What are the three categories of hallucinosis, according to the last section of the book?
2. Where did Ralph Siegel, PhD work when he co-authored the last chapter with Oliver Sacks, according to the footnote?
3. What are some of the typical pieces of advice which Sacks might offer to a patient who is suffering from migraines?
4. What kind of patient only needs to have a few appointments with their physician each year?
5. What is the correlation that Sacks discounts because of a lack of studies of migraine patients?
6. What are two of the ways in which a person can manage their risk of migraines, according to Sacks?
7. What does Sacks point out is more needed in the animal world than in the human world?
8. What determines the frequency with which a doctor should see their migraine patients?
9. What happens when Sacks has a patient who will only agree to be treated with medications for their migraines?
10. What does Sacks see as happening with patients who are treated by physicians who make hasty decisions for their patients?
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