W A Fulton

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A comprehensive survey of known Tourette Syndrome patients was conducted on a national basis in Canada. In addition to in-depth historical background information, symptomatology, geography and demographics, data were collected regarding educational issues. Approximately 70% of the sample were receiving some sort of education. The most commonly cited(More)
An evaluation of the impact of Tourette Syndrome on the family. Self-report data were gathered from a Canadian sample of over two hundred Tourette Syndrome patients and/or their families regarding the effects of TS on family life. Patients rated the extent to which having TS interfered with the family's day-to-day activities. Also indicated was whether(More)
Long-term use of neuroleptic medications has been associated with many undesirable effects. Intermittent medication cessation may reduce the risk of exposure to these side effects. Six school age male Tourette Syndrome (TS) patients who were on medication for TS (haloperidol) were monitored closely over a six-month period. Four patients withdrew from(More)
Two hundred and ten patients with Tourette Syndrome (TS) and/or their parents completed a survey, answering questions about the frequency and disruptiveness of vocal and motor tics, behaviour problems and sleep disturbances. Respondents also rated the impact of TS symptoms on social relationships and level of personal and social functioning. Motor tics were(More)
Self-report data were gathered from a national sample of over 200 Canadian Tourette Syndrome (TS) patients. Information regarding symptom severity both on and off medication was gathered along with an analysis of different medications in use, and patient ratings of effectiveness of those medications. Patients also rated their own mental health. Results(More)
Self-report data were gathered from a national sample of over two hundred Canadian Tourette Syndrome (TS) patients. Included was previous use of stimulant medication and prior extended use of antihistamines for allergies or sinus condition. Patients were also asked information on Tourette Syndrome-precipitated hospitalization or boarding school placement,(More)
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