Psychosocial outcome and psychiatric comorbidity in older adolescents with Tourette syndrome: controlled study.

@article{Gorman2010PsychosocialOA,
  title={Psychosocial outcome and psychiatric comorbidity in older adolescents with Tourette syndrome: controlled study.},
  author={Daniel A Gorman and Nancy Thompson and Kerstin J. Plessen and Mary May Robertson and James F. Leckman and Bradley S. Peterson},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2010},
  volume={197 1},
  pages={
          36-44
        }
}
BACKGROUND Children with Tourette syndrome generally experience improvement of tics by age 18 years, but psychosocial and comorbidity outcomes at this age are unclear. AIMS To compare psychosocial outcomes and lifetime comorbidity rates in older adolescents with Tourette syndrome and controls. We hypothesised a priori that individuals with Tourette syndrome would have lower Children's Global Assessment Scale (CGAS) scores. METHOD A total of 65 individuals with Tourette syndrome, identified… CONTINUE READING
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