Clinical correlates of tourette's disorder across cultures: a comparative study between the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.

  title={Clinical correlates of tourette's disorder across cultures: a comparative study between the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.},
  author={V. Eapen and Mary May Robertson},
  journal={Primary care companion to the Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  volume={10 2},
  • V. Eapen, M. Robertson
  • Published 15 April 2008
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Primary care companion to the Journal of clinical psychiatry
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Tourette's disorder is a neuropsychiatric disorder characterized by motor and vocal (phonic) tics. While the disorder has been researched extensively in the Western populations, the clinical correlates and associated features are less well known in other populations and cultures. This study examines the presentation and clinical correlates of Tourette's disorder in 2 distinct populations, namely the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates. METHOD A consecutive… 

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