Lifetime prevalence, age of risk, and genetic relationships of comorbid psychiatric disorders in Tourette syndrome.

  title={Lifetime prevalence, age of risk, and genetic relationships of comorbid psychiatric disorders in Tourette syndrome.},
  author={Matthew E. Hirschtritt and Paul Chi-Wai Lee and David L. Pauls and Yves Marie Dion and Marco A Grados and Cornelia L Illmann and Robert T. F. A. King and Paul Sandor and William M. McMahon and Gholson J. Lyon and Danielle C. Cath and Roger M. Kurlan and Mary May Robertson and Lisa L Osiecki and Jeremiah M Scharf and Carol A Mathews},
  journal={JAMA psychiatry},
  volume={72 4},
IMPORTANCE Tourette syndrome (TS) is characterized by high rates of psychiatric comorbidity; however, few studies have fully characterized these comorbidities. Furthermore, most studies have included relatively few participants (<200), and none has examined the ages of highest risk for each TS-associated comorbidity or their etiologic relationship to TS. OBJECTIVE To characterize the lifetime prevalence, clinical associations, ages of highest risk, and etiology of psychiatric comorbidity… CONTINUE READING
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