A cognitive-behavioral / psychophysiological model of tic disorders

@inproceedings{OConnor2002AC,
  title={A cognitive-behavioral / psychophysiological model of tic disorders},
  author={Kieron O’Connor},
  year={2002}
}
  • Kieron O’Connor
  • Published 2002
This article discusses current cognitive behavioral, as well as neurophysiological, accounts of the development and maintenance of tic behavior in chronic (simple or complex) tic disorders. A cognitive psychophysiological model is further elaborated, highlighting the reciprocal interplay of background cognitive and physiological factors preceding tic onset. According to the model, cognitive factors such as perfectionist concerns and heightened sensory awareness and self-attention, as well as… CONTINUE READING