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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. A _________ migraine may be nothing more than a reaction to the rage that a patient is feeling, which can lead to pain.
(a) Rage.
(b) Expressive.
(c) True.
(d) Classic.

2. It might be necessary to adjust one's ________ in order to reduce the effects of flickering lights in one's environment.
(a) Glasses.
(b) Light bulbs.
(c) Headrest.
(d) Television.

3. Sacks does point out that there can be _____________ when using different drug treatments for migraines.
(a) Annoyances.
(b) Side effects.
(c) Pain.
(d) No effects.

4. Throughout time, there have been theories about the contractions of _________ and how this might relate to migraines.
(a) Muscles.
(b) Legs.
(c) Arteries.
(d) Arms.

5. Sacks describes the idea of a migraine to be __________, in his opinion, though others may not share it.
(a) Painful.
(b) Exciting.
(c) Enthralling.
(d) Undiagnosable.

Short Answer Questions

1. Some patients only need to be seen once in a while to make sure they are maintaining their _________ for managing their migraines.

2. Physicians, according to Sacks, often make ______ decisions based on impertinent, improper, and irresponsible interpretations.

3. More ________ hallucinations can not be created in the lab setting, according to Sacks and his research.

4. Sacks has said that migraines can be both _____ and acquired, making them difficult to diagnose and to treat.

5. ________ turned inward on oneself, might also create a situation for a migraine to occur.

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Sacks see as happening with patients who are treated by physicians who make hasty decisions for their patients?

2. What are some of the polygons that migraine patients have reported seeing as a part of their auras or hallucinations?

3. What can happen with a geometrical ornamental structure, according to Fluver in this section?

4. Why was Lashley mostly dismissed by his contemporaries in the migraine research field, according to the last section of this book?

5. What did Airy believe that migraine hallucinations allowed a person to do as a result of their appearance?

6. What does Sacks say becomes an important part of the study of migraines, according to this section of the book?

7. What are some of the typical pieces of advice which Sacks might offer to a patient who is suffering from migraines?

8. What happens when Sacks has a patient who will only agree to be treated with medications for their migraines?

9. What are the three categories of hallucinosis, according to the last section of the book?

10. What determines the frequency with which a doctor should see their migraine patients?

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