Factors impacting the quality of peer relationships of youth with Tourette’s syndrome

  title={Factors impacting the quality of peer relationships of youth with Tourette’s syndrome},
  author={Deirdre O’Hare and Valsamma Eapen and Edward Helmes and Kerry McBain and John Stanley Reece and Rachel Grove},
  booktitle={BMC psychology},
BACKGROUND Tourette's syndrome (TS) is a poorly understood neurodevelopmental disorder consistently associated with impaired peer relationships. This research aimed to investigate the relationship between TS and the ability of diagnosed youth to form secure attachment relationships with peers. A quantitative study examined differences between youth with TS and typically developing peers in social functioning, relationship problems and attachment security. Qualitative studies sought to identify… CONTINUE READING

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