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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. Sacks says that there are some patients who will not allow him to treat them in any other way, he will only treat patients in 'the only way they ________.'
(a) Understand.
(b) Manage.
(c) Allow.
(d) Try.

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

3. Some researchers believe that a migraine is akin to a ________, with being a release reaction to a specific situation.
(a) Bellow.
(b) Movement.
(c) Sneeze.
(d) Cough.

4. Sacks presents the argument between chaos and __________, in relation to migraines and to the universe.
(a) Organization.
(b) Expressions.
(c) Fluidity.
(d) Power.

5. Sacks describes the ________ and the passive reactions to situations in the animal world as a part of his discussion.
(a) Active.
(b) Movement.
(c) Emotional.
(d) Noble.

Short Answer Questions

1. 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 ___________.

2. What is the title that Ralph M. Siegel has, according to the way he is described in this chapter?

3. Sometimes, ______ management strategies are necessary in order to prevent and to manage migraines, according to Sacks.

4. A _________ migraine may be nothing more than a reaction to the rage that a patient is feeling, which can lead to pain.

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

Short Essay Questions

1. What happens when systems are open to the environment around them, versus those systems which are closed?

2. How does Sacks recommend a patient with nausea deal with their medication ingestion to ensure pain relief?

3. What is the discovery that Lashely makes about the process of his own migraine scotomata?

4. What are two of the ways in which a person can manage their risk of migraines, according to Sacks?

5. What affects at least ten percent of the population, so many people that they have attracted attention and curiosity since the beginning of time?

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

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

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

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

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

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