A neurobiological model for Tourette syndrome centered on the nucleus accumbens.

@article{Brito1997ANM,
  title={A neurobiological model for Tourette syndrome centered on the nucleus accumbens.},
  author={Gilberto N. O. Brito},
  journal={Medical hypotheses},
  year={1997},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={133-42}
}
Tourette syndrome is a genetic disorder characterized by chronic multiple motor and vocal tics with a fluctuating course and modulated by internal and external environmental events. Tourette syndrome is more prevalent in males than females, and is associated with behavioural disorders such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Tourette syndrome symptoms are commonly attenuated by dopaminergic antagonists and adrenergic agonists, and usually exacerbated… CONTINUE READING

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