Distinguishing and Managing Acute-Onset Complex Tic-like Behaviors in Adolescence.

  title={Distinguishing and Managing Acute-Onset Complex Tic-like Behaviors in Adolescence.},
  author={Joseph F. McGuire and Shannon M. Bennett and Christine A. Conelea and Michael B. Himle and Seonaid Morag Anderson and Emily J. Ricketts and Matthew R. Capriotti and Adam B. Lewin and Devin C. McNulty and Laurie Gayes Thompson and Flint M. Espil and Sarah E Nadeau and Melanie McConnell and Douglas W. Woods and John T. Walkup and John Piacentini},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
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