Neuropsychiatric disorders of childhood: Tourette's syndrome as a model

@article{Cohen1997NeuropsychiatricDO,
  title={Neuropsychiatric disorders of childhood: Tourette's syndrome as a model},
  author={Donald J. Cohen and James Frederick Leckman and David L. Pauls},
  journal={Acta Paediatrica},
  year={1997},
  volume={86}
}
Neuropsychiatric disorders of childhood include conditions such as autism, pervasive developmental disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Tourette's syndrome (TS) of chronic, multiple, motor and vocal tics is a model neuropsychiatric disorder with a childhood onset and long‐term, and sometimes life‐long, course. Symptoms and signs change during the course of maturation, and include obsessions, compulsions, attentional difficulties and psychological responses to the disability… 
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