Objective assessments of longitudinal outcome in Gilles de la Tourette’s syndrome

@article{Pappert2003ObjectiveAO,
  title={Objective assessments of longitudinal outcome in Gilles de la Tourette’s syndrome},
  author={Eric J. Pappert and Christopher G Goetz and Elan D. Louis and Lucy M. Blasucci and Sue E. Leurgans},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2003},
  volume={61},
  pages={936 - 940}
}
Objective: To define the long-term outcome in Gilles de la Tourette syndrome (GTS) using objective rating measures. Background: Previous historical studies suggest spontaneous improvement of tic symptoms after adolescence, but objective longitudinal data are limited. Methods: The authors reviewed all videotapes in their database (1978 through 1991) of children with GTS (ages 8 to 14) who were seen in their tertiary care movement disorder center and underwent a standardized 5-minute filming… 
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