Oculomotor executive function abnormalities with increased tic severity in Tourette syndrome.

@article{Jeter2015OculomotorEF,
  title={Oculomotor executive function abnormalities with increased tic severity in Tourette syndrome.},
  author={Cameron B. Jeter and Saumil S. Patel and Jeffrey S. Morris and Alice Z. Chuang and Ian J. Butler and Anne B. Sereno},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={2015},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={
          193-202
        }
}
BACKGROUND Reports conflict as to whether Tourette syndrome (TS) confers deficits in executive function. This study's aim was to evaluate executive function in youths with TS using oculomotor tasks while controlling for confounds of tic severity, age, medication, and severity of comorbid disorders. METHOD Four saccade tasks requiring the executive functions of response generation, response inhibition, and working memory (prosaccade, antisaccade, 0-back, and 1-back) were administered. Twenty… CONTINUE READING
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