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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 patients will simply seek out a _________ when they don't like the advice that they hear.
(a) New home.
(b) New medication.
(c) New set of symptoms.
(d) New physician.
2. Sometimes leaps in ______ analysis are not able to give researchers clear and definitive answers.
3. Those that are told to lighten up on their ________ are much more likely to ignore this advice than to take it from a physician.
(d) Food intake.
4. Many of the patterns that are created are often _________, according to Sacks, which is why further research is needed.
(c) Movement oriented.
5. A _________ migraine may be nothing more than a reaction to the rage that a patient is feeling, which can lead to pain.
Short Answer Questions
1. In some cases, all three of the possible hallucinations can be seen during a single migraine ________, according to the author.
2. 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.
3. The reaction to a migraine does not need to be uniquely _________, according to the way Sacks feels about the subject.
4. The simplest of __________ can be created in the clinical setting, according to Sacks' findings and research.
5. Some people who have constant migraines that interrupt their life may have to _________ to live with them.
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Sacks say about the possibility that animals might also experience migraines?
2. What are the two categories of hallucinations that are most often attributed to migraine experiences?
3. How does Sacks recommend a patient with nausea deal with their medication ingestion to ensure pain relief?
4. What does Sacks see as happening with patients who are treated by physicians who make hasty decisions for their patients?
5. What kind of patient only needs to have a few appointments with their physician each year?
6. What does Sacks point out as causing complications in terms of finding accurate and consistent diagnoses?
7. Why was Lashley mostly dismissed by his contemporaries in the migraine research field, according to the last section of this book?
8. Why do some researchers believe that manual compression will be helpful for the reduction of pain during the migraine?
9. What did Airy believe that migraine hallucinations allowed a person to do as a result of their appearance?
10. What is the correlation that Sacks discounts because of a lack of studies of migraine patients?
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