Habit reversal versus supportive psychotherapy in Tourette's disorder: a randomized controlled trial and predictors of treatment response.

@article{Deckersbach2006HabitRV,
  title={Habit reversal versus supportive psychotherapy in Tourette's disorder: a randomized controlled trial and predictors of treatment response.},
  author={Thilo Deckersbach and Scott L. Rauch and Ulrike Buhlmann and Sabine Wilhelm},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={44 8},
  pages={1079-90}
}
Tourette syndrome (TS) is characterized by chronic motor and vocal tics. Habit reversal therapy (HR) is a behavioral treatment for tics which has received recent empirical support. The present study compared the efficacy of HRT in reducing tics, improving life-satisfaction and psychosocial functioning in comparison with supportive psychotherapy (SP) in outpatients with TS. In addition, we investigated whether impairments in response inhibition in patients with TS predict response to HR… CONTINUE READING

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