Cognitive-behaviour therapy and skilled motor performance in adults with chronic tic disorder.

@article{Oconnor2008CognitivebehaviourTA,
  title={Cognitive-behaviour therapy and skilled motor performance in adults with chronic tic disorder.},
  author={Kieron P O'connor and Marc E. Lavoie and Emmanuel Stip and François Borgeat and Anick Laverdure},
  journal={Neuropsychological rehabilitation},
  year={2008},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={45-64}
}
The first aim of the present study was to compare performance of people with tic disorders (TD) and controls on executive function and a range of skilled motor tests requiring complex performance, guided movements, hand co-ordination, and fine control of steadiness. The second aim was to investigate the effect of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) on motor performance. A total of 55 patients with TD were recruited at baseline from participants in a behavioural management programme. A comparison… CONTINUE READING

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