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The precuneus: a review of its functional anatomy and behavioural correlates.
Functional neuroimaging studies have started unravelling unexpected functional attributes for the posteromedial portion of the parietal lobe, the precuneus. This cortical area has traditionally… Expand
The international prevalence, epidemiology, and clinical phenomenology of Tourette syndrome: a cross-cultural perspective.
- M. Robertson, V. Eapen, A. Cavanna
- Psychology, Medicine
- Journal of psychosomatic research
- 1 December 2009
The overall international prevalence of Tourette syndrome (TS) is 1% in the majority of cultures of the world. Both TS and tics are certainly more obvious and may be more common in younger people.… Expand
Functional Connectivity and Coactivation of the Nucleus Accumbens: A Combined Functional Connectivity and Structure-Based Meta-analysis
- F. Cauda, A. Cavanna, F. D’Agata, K. Sacco, S. Duca, G. Geminiani
- Psychology, Computer Science
- Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
- 1 October 2011
This article investigates the functional connectivity patterns of the nucleus accumbens (NAcc) in 18 healthy participants using a resting state functional connectivity (rsFC) protocol. Expand
Neuropsychological aspects of Tourette syndrome: a review.
Tourette syndrome (TS) is assumed to result from frontostriatal dysfunction, which would be expected to result in impairments in neuropsychological functions. This possibility has been explored in a… Expand
The Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome–Quality of Life Scale (GTS-QOL)
Background: Gilles de la Tourette syndrome (GTS) is a chronic neuropsychiatric disorder which has a significant detrimental impact on the health-related quality of life (HR-QOL) of patients. However,… Expand
Quality of life in young people with Tourette syndrome: a controlled study
Quality of life (QoL) may be adversely affected by Tourette syndrome (TS). Although the core symptoms of this complex neurodevelopmental disorder are tics, patients often present with an array of… Expand
Clinical and psychopathological definition of the interictal dysphoric disorder of epilepsy
Purpose: Different authors suggested the occurrence of a pleomorphic affective syndrome in patients with epilepsy named interictal dysphoric disorder (IDD). We sought to investigate whether IDD… Expand
The behavioral spectrum of Gilles de la Tourette syndrome.
- A. Cavanna, S. Servo, F. Monaco, M. Robertson
- The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical…
Gilles de la Tourette syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder consisting of multiple motor and one or more vocal/phonic tics. Tourette's syndrome is increasingly recognized as a common… Expand
Misophonia: current perspectives
Misophonia is characterized by a negative reaction to a sound with a specific pattern and meaning to a given individual. In this paper, we review the clinical features of this relatively common yet… Expand