Course of tic severity in Tourette syndrome: the first two decades.

OBJECTIVE Prevalence studies indicate a 10-fold higher rate of Tourette syndrome (TS) among children compared with adults. The purpose of this investigation was to examine the course of tic severity during the first 2 decades of life. METHOD A birth-year cohort of 42 TS patients followed at the Yale Child Study Center was recontacted an average of 7.3… CONTINUE READING