Mental health needs associated with Tourette syndrome.

  title={Mental health needs associated with Tourette syndrome.},
  author={Mary E. Stefl},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={74 12},
Tourette Syndrome (TS) is an uncommon developmental disability characterized by repetitive and involuntary verbal and motor tics. A survey of all known affiliates of the Tourette Syndrome Association of Ohio was conducted. A total of 431 questionnaires was returned, and behavioral problems were found to be pervasive in Tourette people. Some 53.1 per cent of the sample had sought some form of counseling for these problems, but this counseling was generally not perceived as being very helpful… CONTINUE READING

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