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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Sometimes leaps in ______ analysis are not able to give researchers clear and definitive answers.
2. In Sacks' mind, there is no reason to believe that ________ do not suffer from migraines as well, according to his logic.
3. Sacks wants to point out that there are few _________ that have any value in helping with a migraine case.
4. Sacks concludes the book by talking about how there is a tendency for the ________ to take on specific patterns.
5. Sacks says that people with fewer than ________ events per year is in need of less extensive interviews than others.
Essay Topic 1
Case histories are used to illustrate the concept of a migraine.
Part 1: Why are case histories important in medical treatment of disorders?
Part 2: Is there a case history in the book that doesn't seem to help the discussion of migraines? Why not?
Part 3: How do you think case histories might be harmful to the discussion of a condition?
Essay Topic 2
Migraines are associated with debilitating pain, which means that patients need pain medications.
Part 1: Do you think some people fake migraines in order to get pain medications?
Part 2: How do you think migraines could be treated without pain medications? Is this possible?
Part 3: Do you think pain medication should be the only treatment for migraines?
Essay Topic 3
Sacks points out that the idea of a migraine can make a person feel disordered in their life.
Part 1: Do you think that migraines are disorders? Why or why not?
Part 2: How do you think a person's life is affected by migraine headaches?
Part 3: Why do you think disorder might not be an applicable descriptor for migraine sufferers?
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