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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. The simplest of __________ can be created in the clinical setting, according to Sacks' findings and research.
(a) Migraines.
(b) Hallucinations.
(c) Pain.
(d) Medications.

2. A drug may need to be taken ________ if there is severe vomiting present during a migraine episode.
(a) Orally.
(b) Rectally.
(c) Sublingually.
(d) Intravenously.

3. To deny a migraine sufferer the use of ___________ would be cruel, according to Sacks in this book.
(a) Illegal drugs.
(b) Hot baths.
(c) Drugs.
(d) Alcohol.

4. More ________ hallucinations can not be created in the lab setting, according to Sacks and his research.
(a) Painful.
(b) Difficult.
(c) Complex.
(d) Simple.

5. What is identified as crude images among the possible visualizations that a patient can see during their migraine attack?
(a) Geometric shapes.
(b) Stars.
(c) Expanding spectrum.
(d) Twitching.

Short Answer Questions

1. Sacks says that the best migraine clinic was one in which a patient was told to lie down in a darkened room with _______ and aspirin.

2. What is the name of the migraine medication that is delivered in very large doses at the start of a migraine?

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

4. Sacks points out that some drugs simply work for migraines, even though they don't have any ________ basis for this.

5. Instead of a fight or flight reactions, one can also take a ________ position within a situation.

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

4. What does Sacks point out is more needed in the animal world than in the human world?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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